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

The world right now…

With the recent news and spate of events, I have begun to wonder when will we have some normalcy to our lives. Has mankind lost its favour in God’s eyes? I often think about this when I lie awake some nights wondering if there will ever be an end to this madness. For those of us who have parents, families, spouses, children and loved ones in other parts of the world, that we can’t travel to see, can’t hug or visit with – I know the feeling can bring on sadness, helplessness and sometimes distraught. But the comforting thought is that our loving Father is beside all of us every step of the way. He has us in the palm of his hands. He knows our every thought and will be there with us all until the end. I said a prayer for all of you today.


Black-eyed Susan

Isaiah 49:25 - I Will Not Forget You I Have Carved You on The Palms of My Hands.

Rose of Sharon

Remembering the beauty of summer…

Summer has just passed and I can’t wait for it to come back again. I miss the beauty of summer, the fresh air, the warm summer sun, the humidity, the colours of nature and the sounds associated with summer. Autumn is here and Winter will be here soon, but I am certain Summer will come back. Until then I promise to enjoy the other seasons till my favourite season comes around.


Psalm 104:19 - He made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows its time for setting.


Summer garden containers…

These photos of garden containers were taken in summer when parks and residents and patios vie to put out well decorated and inviting outdoor garden containers. My favourite are those that have a mix of colours and textures, heights and assortment of plants, with some trailing plants that create a whimsical look. The containers themselves can enhance the whole theme of the arrangement, creating a modern, rustic or minimalist look.


Isaiah 68:4 - But now, O Lord, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.