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May 2015

PWTE Daily Devotion

The Importance of Clouds

May 31, 2015

Click on this SoundCloud link to listen to an audio recording of today’s Blog. It can be difficult to shoot landscapes without clouds. This picture, minus the clouds, is rather boring. It lacks drama. The contours of the mountains become flat. The sky is flat. The picture is flat, yet add these clouds and the picture takes on a majestic aura. The Bible often speaks of clouds. It’s a cloud that shrouds God’s presence on Mt. Sinai. A cloud filled the…

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Reflection

DOOMED! (Well, Maybe) – by Doug Brauner

Photo: Copyright Duane Story, Dog https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ Flickr https://goo.gl/uvh8Bc Edmund Burke is quoted as saying, “Those who don’t know their history are doomed to repeat it.” I don’t know the context of his comments but I do know that he was supportive of the American colonies against…

May 30, 2015
PWTE Daily Devotion

Standing Alone

Click on this SoundCloud link to listen to an audio recording of today’s Blog. What in the world is this aspen doing standing among these pine trees? There is no reason for it to grow here.  As you might be aware, aspen do not reproduce…

May 30, 2015
PWTE Daily Devotion

“Oh, the Depth!”

Click on this SoundCloud link to listen to an audio recording of today’s Blog. When you first look at this picture the canyon might look pretty deep, but to get a proper perspective you need to enlarge this picture and see the tiny little man…

May 29, 2015
Reflection

Lord, I’m So Tired!

by Rev Douglas Brauner When he was tired, Jesus turned to fellowship with his Father for strength. (This blog originally posted May 29, 2015) It is hard for me to sit at the keyboard to type out this blog because I’m tired. I’ve been…

May 29, 2015
PWTE Daily Devotion

“My, Oh, My!”

Click on this SoundCloud link to listen to an audio recording of today’s Blog. Dave Niehaus (pronounced, Knee House), will be forever remembered for his game winning call in the 1995 Division Series game between the Mariners and the Yankees. Dave was the play-by-play announcer…

May 28, 2015
PWTE Daily Devotion

Never Alone

Not even death can separate us from God’s love. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. Death is a terrible intrusion into our lives. It leaves us only with memories and pictures. This photograph is of an altar in the sailors…

May 27, 2015
Discipleship

Equipped for the Climb – by Ashley Foxworthy

Photo: Copyright Brendan Henry, Fox Glacier, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/ https://goo.gl/7Yw320 So much of climbing is preparation. In order to defeat the ice wall you have to prepare your body, gear and your mind. This is a picture of the mess that was strung throughout my hotel room…

May 26, 2015
PWTE Daily Devotion

More Than a Beautiful Structure

Click on this SoundCloud link to listen to an audio recording of today’s Blog.  Okay, so you’re probably getting tired of lighthouses: Yaquina Head, Yaquina Bay, Cape Meares and now Heceta Head (Pronounced ha-see’-ta).  I’m not intimidated. This will not be the last blog to…

May 26, 2015
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