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Holy Land Homecoming: a Retrospective (conclusion)

Falls at Caesarea Philippi
Hello friends! I trust you had a blessed Easter celebration? I told you when I started this Holy Land retrospective that I had a book-full of photos from my trip. Well, I only showed you a fraction of the photos that were most closely associated with Easter so far. Now in m…

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Holy Land Homecoming: a Retrospective (part 3)


Hallelujah! He has RISEN!


The empty tomb...



 “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!"
Luke 24:5-6

“I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die."
John 11:25-2…

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Holy Land Homecoming: a Retrospective (part 2)

(view of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives)

It Happened One Thursday


On Thursday night, the first night of the celebration of Passover, Jesus and His disciples gathered in a room in Jerusalem to share the Passover meal. Afterwards, they walked across the Kidron Valley and up the Mount…

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Holy Land Homecoming: a Retrospective (part 1)

Gate at Mount of Beatitudes

As I mentioned in my last post, in honor of Holy Week leading up to Resurrection Sunday, I wanted to share some images and memories from my amazing 11 day trip to Israel in May of 2004. The pastor from my church in Colorado lead tours to Israel every year for 20+ years, an…

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Pancakes on the Porch


 It's not every day in Houston, Texas that we have a morning with less than 20% humidity...


...and temperature in the mid-60's...


...so with just a bit of extra effort...


...and a few pretties from our china cabinet...


...we had our simple Sunday pancake breakfast...


...on our humble front porch...


It …

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Round Top Report (Part 1): The Bed and Breakfast

Hello friends! I've been downloading and editing photos from our weekend birthday trip to Round Top and I decided that there were so many that I should break up my "report" into two parts: 1) the Bed & Breakfast Cottage, and  2) Shopping at Round Top.
(Fair Warning - there are bunches of photos, so…

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The Big Easy


Hi friends! Just wanted to share a little tip of the hat to The Big Easy on this Mardi Gras eve (I'm not really a big Mardi Gras fan, but I appreciate the colorful quirkiness of it). I made this poster for Illustration Friday when the topic was "Alphabet" back in 2007. It was one of the most fun an…

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