Hanging on…

On a morning walk I took these pictures of trees on opposite sides of the street. While some trees lost their leaves quickly to the winds, others held on tightly to their leaves. It made me ruminate on how we can respond to adversity, we can choose to let go or hang tight to life and it’s goodness.


Joshua 1:9 -Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. 

When Ivy adds charm…

While wandering around Niagara-on-the-Lake I came across these charming homes covered with ivy and Virginia creeper, lending a charm to the structure with its foliage.


Mark 4:17 - And they have no root in themselves, but endure for a while; then, when tribulation or persecution arises on account of the word, immediately they fall away.


Early Morning…

If you want to experience calm and beauty before the hustle and bustle of the day sets in, then I suggest you do an early morning walk. It gives you time to thank and praise God, gives you a sense of purpose, allows you to get your mind in order, helps you to focus, exercise or simply enjoy the peace and quiet of the first moments of the day.


Psalm 57:8 - Awake, my glory!
Awake, harp and lyre!
I will awaken the dawn.



Fall in Canada…

I will let these pictures speak for themselves…you be the judge of the beauty of Fall!


Isaiah 40:8 - The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.





Truly Canadian…

Maple trees and Muskoka chairs are synonymous with Canada just like Roots clothing, beaver tails, maple syrup, moose crossings and poutine. It did not take me long after immigrating to this beautiful country to find out that most Canadians are proud of these iconic staples.


Galatians 6:2 - Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Campfire
Muskoka Chairs
Maple tree