Devotion, December 17, 2019

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Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them. Mark 11:24.

Water Water Everywhere, December 17, 2019

WWE 1WWE 2 aWWE 2 bCollege Creek, Annapolis Maryland, December 15, 2019. Water Water Everywhere challenge by Jez Braithwaite.

Ragtag Daily Prompt: Hewn

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Now that the Cardinal was dead, Queen Pirouette was free to pick a new confessor. Unfortunately, she was having some difficulty finding a replacement. Her first choice, L’Évêque de sang, politely demurred when offered the position, and then promptly entered a monastery, Les frères du Christ. The walls and buildings for this cloistered community were hewn from giant blocks of granite. To the Queen’s distress, the old bishop launched a letter-writing campaign to all and sundry, complaining about royal interference in church affairs.

Butterfly, December 17, 2019

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Photographed on August 25, 2019. I love it when I can get more than one butterfly in the frame!

Lens-Artists Challenge #76: On Display

LimeBell peppersBrocoliHere is some nice green produce on display at my local grocer’s.

NativityThese statuettes were on display on the altar at Calvary Methodist Church. Merry Christmas to all!

Cee’s FOTD Challenge: December 17, 2019

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Macros of tiny micro blossoms. Cee’s Flower of the Day challenge.

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Jez’s Fan of… Challenge: Buzzards

When they are on the ground, they are quite hideous to behold.

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It’s when they take flight that one realizes what majestic creatures they really are.

Buzzard 3Yes, I am a fan of buzzards.