“the wisdom that comes from above is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.”
“Peacemakers who sow in peace shall reap a harvest of righteousness.”
I hate speech? … I hate-speech?
“The tongue also is a fire … it corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell.”
Serenity on ice … socially distanced … frozen and docked … and the skaters still skate.
After the bloom … before deep winter … red-gold leaves on December’s flowering pear tree. “For every thing, there is a season ….”
Guardrail fencing zigzags up the walkway ramp over Highway 50
Caught in the chain links
For unto us a child is born … the government will be on his shoulders. And he shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Posts, chain, grain, and wire up close in black and white
Whatever is true and pure … focus there … and give thanks.
What is your life? Days vanishing like smoke . . . strength fading . . . and always remembered.
At the top of the world, little grows in the dead of winter … and yet the sun brings forth hope.
Yosemite’s June surprise . . . overnight snow lingers on Mount Hoffman. As seen through retreating fog from Glacier Point.
without Him nothing was made that has been made
… and the Word was with God and the Word was God
Winter’s a beach
paddling on the Delta Queen
reflections on summer heat … Long Valley Caldera