Archive | October, 2014

Teaching Photography in Kansas

2455_Maple Hill-Kansas-USA_Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 24 mm, 1-30 sec at f - 5.6, ISO 800

I just got back from a photography excursion to Topeka, Kansas! I’ve always loved to travel, and it’s neat to see the Lord opening doors to teach photography in many places across the country. The Lindsay family very graciously made it possible for a CAPTURE Kansas workshop to take place last week near the home, […]

Ought I to Vote?

Yes. Taking the liberty to vote, especially in light of conscience, is much more than taking advantage of an option, right, or privilege. It is the duty of civility, a responsibility that reflects the fear of the Lord and love for fellow citizens, bestowed by responsible men upon responsible men to limit irresponsible men. In […]

Fall Blessings

I am so grateful for the incredible family times the Lord has blessed me with! Taking Sauntina and Marilee out for walks, making pickles with the bounty of cucumbers from our garden, starting up the bell choir and visiting Graue Mill have all been highlights over the past month.

O The Deep Love of God


The Lord led several of us this year to begin getting more involved with a local church here in Chicago, and it has been precious getting to know the families at Marquette Manor Baptist Church. They invited Jonathan and I to sing in the choir, and Esther has joined the orchestra. Esther was asked to play for […]

A Few More Smart Quotes

Today, another note in the song creation sings!

What a blessing that today we still have the ability to reference words of such men as Isaac Newton, George Washington, G.W. Carver or, again … Albert Einstein: “Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler” “The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible” “The religious […]