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Today’s Devotion: August 15, 2019

Grand Canyon_1999_5aGrand Canyon, 1999

And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. Matthew 3: 2

Grand Canyon_1999_2aGrand Canyon, 1999


Rain 1Rain 2

Schoolhouse Pond

Lake 1Lake 2


Mockingbird 2Mockingbird 1This is my entry for Granny Shot It’s photo challenge: bird. It came my way via Cee’s Photo Challenges page. As fate would have it, I’d just posted this a few minutes ago, having scheduled it last night, so my “psychic antenna” must have been active!

Butterflies and Honeybee

Bee in flight Detail

Butterfly loveButterfly and beeCan you see the bee yet? (above)IMG_5114This is the original version of the photograph of the bee. My mission was to capture some images of butterflies. I wasn’t having great luck, but I did succeed with this shot. When I cropped it down to get a better look at the butterfly, I saw the bee in flight. I performed a second crop and was able to present the stunning image at the top of this post. Talk about fortuitous! I was going to wait until tomorrow to post this, but seeing the challenge on Ragtag Daily Prompt: Fortuitous, I decided to unveil it now. Thanks!

#Ragtag Daily Prompt #RDP #fortuitous

Apologies all! I forgot to change the date/time for this post to come up. I saw that it wasn’t on Beautiful photographs, so I took a look and saw my mistake. As you can see, it is now online. I hope you enjoy! Thanks, Russell



In the Garden Four: Effects of Moon Tea

Garden 55 poster1. Rose of Sharon

Garden 59_edited-12. Cosmosis PlasmosisGarden 21 poster3. Petunia Pluerentia



California Wild Flowers

wild flowers 3

wild weeds