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A shell on Green Island

Green Island & The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

It was a promising morning. I slept good. I planned to like Vegemite, and I was going to the Great Barrier Reef. It was a good start to a day with unfortunate twists and turns.

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Hiking in Daintree National Park

Mossman Gorge & Daintree Rainforest, Australia

I needed some strong tea this morning after only 3 1/2 hours of sleep. Mom got up to go to the bathroom at 12:30 a.m., and I never went back to sleep. [Read More…]

The Great Barrier Reef

Exploring Cairns, Australia

Warning: You will be exposed to images of the Great Barrier Reef.

Just over the International Dateline the plane took a drop. If there was ever a need for Divine Mercy, a big dose of turbulence was it.

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The Journey…

Skies Clearing for Milford Sound

When I Find Myself in Times of Trouble

Turbulence, delayed flights, close connections, storms, danger, illness and feeling terrible. What do you do when you need help?
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The Barn

Christmas in a Barn

There was a steady stream of cars that turned onto the muddy farm road. Christmas music played on the radio.
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Divine Mercy for the Dying

Prayer for the Dying

You might not be a Catholic. You might not be a Christian. Consider this a journey into those foreign lands with a prayer for the dying. [Read More…]

A Picture’s Worth…

Morning Sunrise

Morning Light

The sky at sunrise this morning.

Partial Solar Eclipse

Rare Sunset Solar Eclipse Thursday 10/23

There was the blood moon on October 8th, the jack-o-lantern sun later that day, and now a rare sunset solar eclipse Thursday. What’s going on up there in the sky?

8October14 Blood Moon

Blood Moon

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6:17 am CT. The tail end of the total eclipse. Were you up for it?

Man Walking in Assisi, Italy

Hanging on Someone Else’s Wall

This man has hung on my wall for 8 years. I have no idea who he is. He reminds me of what it was like in Assisi: cobblestone walkways, colorful potted flowers, and a sense of peace. Could you be hanging on a stranger’s wall, too?