Lenten Photo-A-Day: Faithful

The words of the hymn Great is Thy Faithfulness came to mind as I pondered my word for the day, especially this verse: Summer and winter and springtime and harvest, sun, moon, and stars in their courses above join with all nature in manifold witness to thy great faithfulness, mercy, and love. The faithfulness of…

Lenten Photo-A-Day: Spirit

I have recently joined a gym; I haven’t been very active in the last few years. In 2012 and 2013 I walked a lot in preparation for the 10k of the Bluenose Marathon, but that fell by the wayside a couple of years ago. My new love of landscape photography has made me discover just…

Lenten Photo-A-Day: Witness

This picture is a number of years old, taken between the Sunrise Service and the regular one. I have always been struck by the devotion displayed by this young girl. Her stance and demeanor remind me of the women who stayed at the cross and then witnessed to their belief in the risen Christ on…

Lenten Photo-A-Day: Thirst

Have you seen/heard about the ‘super bloom‘ in Death Valley? When the conditions are just right, the desert produces a riot of colourful flowers. The seeds have been lying dormant, for years, until they burst forth. They have been thirsting for water. I am reminded that without water, we cannot bear fruit. I am also…