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bigger sun and cloudsInspiration and encouragement.

Sometimes you go in search of them…and sometimes they search for you.

I love sharing His inspiration and also receiving it fromIMG_5526 Him and others.  It is my hope that the scriptures and concepts 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.  These seasonal posts will bring a smile and a chuckle to your heart as I share thoughts and Scriptural truths revealed through unique moments of reflection and appreciating the lessons we may learn from the everyday world around us. Daisy half-moon

I hope your spirit will touch His in prayer and reflection, as you see a glimpse of His triumphs and persecutions around the world.
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Newest blog post:  Comfort and Dredging

“And I had several thoughts converge at once, all focused on how frequently the ‘rescue ship’ God sends to people, cultures, countries, all require preparation, dredging, deepening in the lives and souls of those who will receive it.”
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.

LINK TO COLORADO COVID-19 CASE DATA.  Check your county here, info updated at 4pm each day.

News & Views3-4-20:  Space Force Hymn Titled, “Creator of the Universe”…3-9-20:  Freedom From Religion Foundation Pleads with Pentagon to Not Adopt “Creator of the Universe” as Space Force Hymn….3-12-20:  Biodegradable “Soapy” Handwash Kills Coronavirus on Hands in 72 Samples…3-31-20:  Concern about Chinese ‘Biosecurity’ Risk Raised in November, 2019……
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Broken Hallelujah…..2-19-20:  Supernatural Healing Drawing People in Wuhan and Beyond, Amid Coronavirus…..
Ambassadors….3-16-20:  Churches Using Flexibility to Meet Needs While Facing COVID19….3-23-20:  Wycliffe Associates Releases Symbolic Universal Notation for Deaf and Blind….3-23-20:  As Brazil Quarantines, Christians Share Worship from Windows……3-27-20:  Kirk Cameron Kicks Off “30 Days Faith Strong” Prayer…3-30-20:  Franklin Graham — “We Run Into the Fire, Not Away From It”…4-3-20:  Christians Gather Around Their Local Hospitals and Pray….
Family Matters.3-4-20:  Will Arizona Start the Ball Rolling on Banning Transgenders from Competing in Women’s Sports?…  3-5-20:  CDC Cannot Produce Documentation Regarding Vaccines and Autism…..3-11-20:  UK’s National Health Service Gender Clinic to be Sued by Former Patient…3-16-20:  Minno App Offers Faith-Based Learning/Entertainment for At-Home Kids….
Personal Notes...3-11-20:  600+ Arrests in Project Python, Fastest-Growing Drug Cartel Operations Disrupted…3-24-20:  Docilians:  A Risk-Averse Culture and COVID-19…4-4-20:  Coronavirus Temporarily Shutters 93% of Churches….4-4-20:  Coronavirus Temporarily Shutters 93% of Churches; 20% of Non- Christians Say Crisis Has Led Them to Read the Bible…
Political Juggernaut….3-10-20:  The Woodson Center Launches 1776Unites in Response to 1619 Project…3-10-20:  California Governor Gavin Newsom Praises Trump’s Coronavirus Response…Did You See Any Headlines About That?...3-20-20:  Warning Over Zero-New-COVID-Cases Report Out of China….3-21-20:  ‘Political Correctness’ Allowed Sound Judgment to be Squelched in Italy…3-31-20:  Does Anyone Think Church Gatherings are ‘Essential’?  Who’s Speaking Up?…
Political Juggernaut–Virginia Watch:     11-7-19:  Yes, Elections have Consequences.  Watch Virginia…  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 Beginning to Look a Lot Like Tr-ouble–Nearly 90% Virginia Counties Declare Themselves Second Amendment Sanctuary Counties…1-27-20:  March of Progressivism Continues to Change Virginia’s Laws, Disregard Populace….1-30-20:  West Virginia Governor Suggests Possibility of Virginia Counties Seceding to His State….2-17-20:  Virginia Legislature Rejects Ban on Assault Weapons….4-3-20:  Bishop Jackson Accuses Virginia Governor of “Playing Politics” With Lockdown Order…
Considering Colorado…3-11-20:  Denver Offers First Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Station...3-19-20:  Colorado Distilleries Join Others in Producing Hand Sanitizer, Donating Product, Offering Training….3-26-20:  Statewide Stay at Home Order — Two Viewpoints….
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News from Inner Creek Photography:  I’m dreaming of Spring, so check out Flowers and Their Fields in the photo collection .  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