red and white fireworkInspiration.

Sometimes you go in search of it…and sometimes it searches for you.  It is a cycle from which we all benefit.  I love the opportunity to be a purveyor of both…sharing His inspiration and also receiving it from others.  It is my hope that the scriptures and concepts I’ve shared here will edify your spirit and bring a bright burst of colorful inspiration to your day.

Maple leaf edged in lightThe photo-enhanced Spring-Summer or Fall-Winter Journals are an ongoing work and these seasonal posts will bring a smile and a chuckle to your heart as I share many scriptural principles revealed through the beauty of the natural world.Daisy half-moon

Pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea while you flip through topics.  Relax.  Allow your imagination to wander, your spirit to touch His in prayer.  Grab a glimpse of His triumphs and persecutions around the world.

Tubes of paintBe inspired to create, to be creative, to see the simplest of things as significant and — like ourselves — incredibly complex and interwoven into the world around us.IMG_9281

Newest blog post:  The Switched Nativity

“God is always doing something in whatever days we find ourselves…good days, bad days, days we anticipate with joy and even those we face with dread and prayer…”
News links chosen are generally headlines/stories that catch my attention and may be easily overlooked by a general news perusal.   Click on the section name and you will see news links shared over the last year.  Titles of recent links are included on this page.
News & Views1-15-20:  Newly Dedicated “Space Bible” Sends Military Religious Freedom Foundation into Orbit…
Creative Prism….
Broken Hallelujah….1-5-2020:  U.S. State Dept. Adds Nigeria to “Special Watch List” of Governments Tolerating Religious Persecution….1-6-20:  In China, ‘Only Faith Allowed is Faith in the Chinese Communist Party’…1-8-20: First-Hand Testimony on Xinjiang “Re-Education Camps” from Chinese Escapee Shared in Family Research Council Article….
Ambassadors….12-27-19:  New Year’s Day Sunrise Prayer Relay 2020…
Family Matters1-2-2020: First Official “Non-binary” Person Calls Category “Psychologically Harmful Legal Fiction”….
Personal Notes1-3-2020…Judicial Watch Continues to Expose and Address Voter Roll Fraud…1-13-20:  Wisconsin’s State Election Commission  in News as Controversy Over Invalid Voters on Voter Roles Continues….
Political Juggernaut….12-13-19:  Virginia Update:  As Virginia Counties Pass “Second Amendment Sanctuary” Laws, Attorney General Threatens National Guard to Enforce Cooperation..12-20-19:  It’s Beginninng to Look a Lot Like Tr-ouble–Nearly 90% Virginia Counties Declare Themselves Second Amendment Sanctuary Counties…1-10-2020:  AOC Maneuvering Within Democrat Party Demonstrates How Sweeping Change Takes Place….
Grille and headlight ver.News from Inner Creek Photography:  Recommending the photo collection Antique and Notable Cars .  Purchases may be made from the innercreek.com website or click on my Inner Creek tab on this site
Quote worth pondering:  “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”                   Helen Keller
 I John 5:4–For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world–our faith