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Archive for December 2013

BE BLESSED MY FRIENDS!

December 31, 2013

I am so very thankful for each of you who subscribed, visited, liked or commented on this blog during the pass year. On this last day of 2013, I dedicate the below song to you and wish the year 2014 will be a blessed year for you.   May your goals and desires be filled […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: JOY

December 29, 2013

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” -Psalm 30:5 I lost my brother this month, and even through the pain of his lost I can find strength and comfort in the arms of God. When we have peace with God we can find joy in any situation we face.  Pain […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS

December 25, 2013

I wish each one of you a Merry Christmas and holiday season.  Thank you for following my blog, reading my posts and viewing my pictures. I gain encouragement and inspiration from reading yours.  I hope you enjoy the spirit of the holidays through the following pictures I have taken. “GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST […]

HALO AROUND THE MOON

December 19, 2013

I guess this is my week for getting up early and seeing wonders outside my window.  This morning it was a halo around the moon. My first thought was: See what a halo around the moon means here. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

SNOW TRACKS

December 18, 2013

THE SNOW TRACKS Five boys, playing in the woods one winter day, decided to see who could make the straightest set of tracks in the snow.  They were very careful to put one foot directly in front of the other, but when they had crossed the clearing, one track was curved, one track was crooked, […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: HAPPY

December 17, 2013

PUT ON A HAPPY FACE CHRISTMAS ELVES SNOWMEN FAMILY SANTA CLAUS A Happy Face If you feel a bit gloomy,  put a smile on your face  it will help to cheer you up  and is no disgrace.  Smiling at someone  makes your world a brighter place,  and if they smile back,  you’ll be surprised how […]

YYY CHALLENGE: YOUNG DEER

December 17, 2013

It is 1:00 a.m. in the morning.  I was suddenly awakened by the noise coming from the furnace kicking on and heating up the room.  It was then I noticed a white light coming thru the window and remember that the weatherman had predicted that we would receive two to three inches of snow by the […]

SUNDAY POST: CHRISTMAS TREES

December 15, 2013

CHRISTMAS TREES AROUND PITTSBURGH Play while viewing MERRY CHRISTMAS BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED! Francine Visit Sunday Post for more Christmas Trees here.

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: COMMUNITY

December 14, 2013

PENGUINS Penguins are social birds. Many species feed, swim and nest in groups. During the breeding season, some species form large groups, or “rookeries”, that include thousands of penguins. Each penguin has a distinct call, allowing individuals to find their mate and their chicks even in large groups. The above photos were taken at the […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: GRAND

December 7, 2013

THE GRAND CANYON *** *** *** *** I could never forget the sight and feelings of awesome wonder I felt when I visited the Grand Canyon for the first time last year. The photos I took of that experience does not do justice to the grandness of the scene before me. Our God did perform […]