God’s Wonders

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, October 25, 2021 This is a view of Mission Creek in Kelowna, British Columbia. It runs for 47 miles and provides 25% of the water in Okanagan Lake. In the spring, during the thaw, it is more like a raging river. In...

Glowing and Knowing

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Shelley Schurch Sunday, October 24, 2021 We’re fond of books. We own several. Many. Lots. Dear friends who knew this about us gave us this ornament years ago; we keep it near one of our bookcases. Sitting up in bed, pausing in my reading...

The Game of Life

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Maylan Schurch Sabbath, October 23, 2021 This past Monday afternoon I spent a few minutes in a waiting room, and noticed this child’s toy on a table by the window, placed there so that little kids could have something to occupy themselves...

Old Friends

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Maylan Schurch Friday, October 22, 2021 Whenever I drop in at a Half-Price Books store, one of the first places I go is to the Religion section. I’m mainly looking for Biblical reference books I might not already have. A week or so ago I...

Weather Gauge

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Russell Jurgensen Thursday, October 21, 2021 A few years ago, my son read in a book that Mount Rainier is a reasonably accurate weather predictor. The rule of thumb is if the mountain has clouds over it, there either was rain in the last...

Fungus Among Us

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Darren Milam Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Indeed this time of year, at least in the Pacific Northwest, when it gets a bit more chilly and wet, we see all sorts of mushrooms popping up all over. This particular fungi is the Amanita...