Northern Waterthrush

Photo and Commentary ©2022 by Robert Howson Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Anyone who has read much about the life of King David or pondered what he has written has undoubtedly come to the conclusion that this was one complex individual. His emotional swings shift from the...

Paying Attention

Photo and Commentary ©2022 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, May 16, 2022 A little over a week ago, I was using Goldendale, WA, as a hub to explore some of the surrounding area. That south central part of Washington was a new area to me. It was pretty amazing how the scenery...

Good, Very Good, and Not Good

Photo and Commentary ©2022 by Shelley Schurch Sunday, May 15, 2022 I’ve heard it preached that God created two institutions in the Garden of Eden: the Sabbath and marriage. “Institutions” is not a warm word – let’s call them “gifts” instead. I’m writing these words on...

Dare to Be a Road Bump

Photo and Commentary ©2022 by Maylan Schurch Sabbath, May 14, 2022 Earlier this week I was walking along a sidewalk beside a busy street near our church, and spotted this device which had been dislodged from the road. There’s probably a technical name for them, but I...

Eye Ear

Photo and Commentary ©2022 by Maylan Schurch Friday, May 13, 2022 One rainy evening last November I was waiting in the car while Shelley shopped at a favorite farmers-market style grocery store. As you can see, the store had set up a lighted frame to which Christmas...