am blessed to live in a rural setting where I am aware of
God's presence on a daily basis. Often what I see brings
to mind a phrase from the bible, prayer book or a line from
Looking up into the pines is like looking at the dramatic
ceilings of one of the great cathedrals with the stained
glass windows filtering the light. "there's a sweet,
sweet spirit in this place..."
Peace of the Lord be Always With You
Just as a parent wraps their arms around a child to let
them know they are protected, so the rainbow wraps around
the light as a reminder of God's promise to us. "ubi
The rock reminds me of the Episcopal Church. It has been
weathered through the years and now has great character.
some of our differences create ridges and crevices that
cause some separations. The rock itself is still whole just
as we are still one faith. it's appearance has changed through
the years as "storms" have been weathered. we
change and gain "character as we weather "life's
"This is my fathers world,
and to my listening ears,
all nature sings and round me rings
the music of the spheres."