My Travel Blogs:
This is God talking: ” I know your works : you are neither hot nor cold. I wish you were either cold or hot. So because you are neither hot nor cold , I will spit you out of my mouth. Revelations 3 : 15-16 Deep in Earth’s unfathomable heart of rockThere is a softness of molten heldA throbbing mass of heat held in fist lock. A place of redblackorange meld.Then enter cold and wet through fissure gateGathered from the rain and mist, drop by drop, then a trickle.Sizzle,splatter and then…Keep reading
A Sabbath walk of 4 miles along a ridge and the Thames River near Cookham.
There are so many good things and experiences that God has stored up for those who fear Him. All he wants from you is to take refuge in Him and in His safety He will give you these openly. Psalm 31:19 ( Sandy’s understanding) 1 Mud Earth Mud slip-slop, moving blobsUnder winter boots sticky-wickyDown between your summer toes curling curvesEarth our bedA nourishing, nurturing seed homeRepose of warmth for corms, and roots, through winter’s rawTaking us into its six foot depthHoly place of heaven, our given MUD, EARTHSandy 🙂 2 Earth’s…Keep reading
New trees and snow drops nearly gone.
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?… Wait on the LORD : be of good courage, and He shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD. Psalm 27: 1…14 (the verses between are lovely too) Here are some of my thoughts I had after taking this picture. Trees New and OldThe future in bright green, plastic swathed The past in brownblack bark moss bathedToday I saw a new tree, eight…Keep reading
Black thorn first with honey suckle green.
Then God said: ‘ Let there be lights in the sky to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, seasons, and for days, and years…’ God made two great lights; the greater to rule the day, the lesser with the stars to rule the night… they divided the light of day from the darkness of night… and God saw it was good…and the evening and the morning were the fourth day.’ Genesis 1: 14-19 ( Sandy’s shortened understanding.) Spring is the time of year when it…Keep reading
Crocus in a glass
And God said: ‘Let their be a sky, in the middle of the waters, and let the sky divide the waters from the waters. And God made the sky. And God called the sky Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day. Genesis 1 : 6, 7 The garden’s journey.Plants weave in , out through the beds, roots are still-Holding tight the soils brownberry, blacksack, greylead.Hues of green, fat round, thread slim, sun fill.Springpink,summer reds,fallbrown, winter white.New shoots stretch in gold, old crouch out the day.Seasons slugs travel…Keep reading
A walk into Sepia
Peter says God loves you very much and He wants you to know that time is not the same with the Lord. One day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day. The Lord gives importance to His promises; but He really doesn’t want us to perish . He wants us to say sorry because He is coming in such a way that there will be a great noise and the heat will melt the elements. There will be a lot of fire. 2Peter…Keep reading
Leaves, frost and a walk.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose. Romans 8 : 28 Winter is an etching, Spring a watercolour, Summer a painting, And autumn a mosaic of them all Stanley Horowitz (author) I think I walked into a mosaic on this December morning. Thank you for reading this frosty post from us in the UK. Sandy 🥶 Ps The UK has warnings of extreme cold. We have followed advice and are keeping one room warm…Keep reading
A cycle around the city of Reggio Italy.
Heaven is a ceaseless approaching to God through Christ… As we walk with Jesus in this life , we may be filled with His love, satisfied with His presence. EG White (1827-1915 American author. Desire of Ages pg 331) It was 11am and we were cycling in the city of Reggio. I was jealous, a little yellowNot about the architecture or the large well stocked street markets in the well proportioned squaresBut about the people.They stopped.They greeted.They lingered.They looked at each other.They touched!I wanted to talk too and be talked to!…Keep reading
At the edge of Bondensee
Submit to God and be at peace with Him; in this way prosperity will come to you. Job 22:21 Peace does not dwell in outward things, but within the soul. Francois Fenelon.(1651-1715 French Catholic Archbishop ) We sat at the edge of Bondensee.The mist lifted and the sun came with a swan.A swan so unaware of our existance that it preened itself from front to back in front of our very eyes.A swan enjoying the warmth as we were too.A swan pulling out its loose fluffy feathers.A gorgeous sight! This morning…Keep reading
Zinia to an Apple poem
People, don’t be children in your understanding, Be babies in evil, but in your understanding be mature adults. 1Corinthians 13 : 11 (Sandy’s understanding) We don’t grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present… Anais Nin (1903-1977 French born American diarist,essayist, novelist) And then there are MY zinnias… Some changes in the flowers…Keep reading
Sabbath circular walk around Chequers
The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. James 3:17 “A walk in nature walks the soul back home. ” Mary Davis (Irish Chief Executive Officer of the Special Olympics) A walk of 5 miles with up and down hill. Fields brown ploughed or stubble yellow. Twenty two of us together on this afternoon walk in early autumn. ” Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. ” Gary Snyder (an…Keep reading
Acorn,Oak and Harrow.
“The Earth belongs to God; all the lands and seas and life. Everything that God has created . “( Sandy’s understanding. We don’t know all the answers but I have this hope that one day “we will know as we are known .”) Psalm 24:1, 1Corinthians 10: 26, 1Corinthians 13 : 12 Why would a tree do this to itself? Nothing looks rotten? And everything continues… “The allotted function of art is not, as is often assumed , to put across ideas, to propagate thoughts , to serve as an example.…Keep reading
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