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Friday Travel – vol 16

Originally posted on Dutch goes the Photo!:
Today, I thought I’d share a couple of travel photos from a trip to Nova Scotia about 10 years ago.  In particular, there’s a great little town called Peggy’s Cove, just a little south of Halifax that I want to share with you. Lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove, N.S. The classic red-and-white lighthouse is still operated by the Canadian Coast Guard, and is situated on an extensive granite outcrop at Peggy’s Point, immediately south of the village and its cove. This lighthouse is one of the most-photographed structures in Atlantic Canada and one of the most recognizable lighthouses in the world. Visitors may explore the granite outcrop on Peggy’s Point around the lighthouse; despite numerous signs warning of unpredictable surf (including one on a bronze plaque on the lighthouse itself), several visitors each year are swept off the rocks by waves, sometimes drowning. The first lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove was built in 1868 and was a wooden house with a beacon on the roof. At sundown the keeper lit a kerosene oil lamp magnified…

Killing Jesus

Originally posted on THE RIVER WALK:
Moses gave you the law, but none of you obeys it! In fact, you are trying to kill me.” The crowd replied, “You’re demon possessed! Who’s trying to kill you?” (John 7:19-20) Read:1 Samuel 12:1-13:23, John 7:1-30, Psalm 108:1-13, Proverbs 15:4 Relate: Moses was a murderer. Long before coming down that mountain with those stone tablets in his arms, he had killed a man. Out of fear that he might be found out, he ended up living as a fugitive in the desert for four decades. I wonder as he heard God give him those Ten Commandments how vivid the memory of his past moral failure was. Did the memory of that fateful decision come back to him when he heard God say, “Thou Shall Not Kill”? What went through his mind?Was he thinking about how unworthy he was to bring these commandments down to the people? React: I am a murderer too. Not in a legal sense, no. I do not have to worry about any statute of limitations and have no need…

Peonies

Peonies represent beauty, elegance, grace, prosperity, and strength. View a collection of Yuehua’s peony paintings here. There is an ancient Chinese legend about peonies that goes: In ancient… Source: Peonies