Archive | April, 2008

Psalm 100:4

Thank you all who have joined us on the Psalm 100 challenge! Our total so far is 30. Psalm 100:4 "Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise, be thankful unto Him and bless His name." I would like to express my thankfulness to God for the safe and enjoyable time […]

Psalm 100:3

This verse has been the most challenging for us so far. But it marks the halfway point! Keep up the good work! Psalm 100:3 "Know ye that the Lord He is God. It is He that hath made us and not we ourselves. We are His people and the sheep of His pasture." We would […]

God of the Nations

More than a report on things here, I think right now a collection of prayer requests from different places would be most thought- and action-provoking for us all. In Israel, the Feast of Unleavened Bread is being celebrated Pray for the Christians there to be a bright light and for the unsaved to come to […]

Psalm 100:2

Welcome back! During their visit, the Altizer boys have been engrafting this chapter of scripture with us! Everyone is invited to memorize or review this passage with us. Just let us know in a comment. Here is the visual for the second verse. Psalm 100:2 "Serve the Lord with gladness, come before his presence with […]

The Psalm 100 Challenge!

What a fun, full, action-packed week! It has been a blessing to have the four Altizer boys, Joshua (7), Caleb (4), Jonathan (3) and David (3) come for a visit. This time for 12 days; a little longer than their first visit Each morning we have spent some time memorizing Psalm 100. What an uplifting […]

The High Places of the Earth, Part I

“If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on My holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honorable; and shalt honor Him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: Then shalt thou delight thyself in the […]

A Growing Experiment

I really like mushrooms so one day I decided to grow them. First we decided where to buy them. We bought them from Jung Seed And Nursery in Michigan. When they first came we watered them and made sure all the soil was wet. After that we set them in a warm dark closet for […]

Photography at Swallow Falls

Swallow Falls State Park, famous for it’s ancient hemlock forest and spectacular waterfalls, is an unbelievably picturesque park situated deep in the mountains of northwestern Maryland. As I photographed the emotive scenery, I found that including people in a composition helped to express the thrilling atmosphere of the park. This photo of our family at […]

A Peculiar Gathering

Family unity seems to be in danger of extinction in American culture. Almost everywhere you look older siblings are tearing down their younger brothers and sisters. Leaving home is the escape that young people long for. Obviously, the reason that family discord is so wide spread is because the root causes for it are accepted […]