Saturday, October 20, 2012

Shadows






Light plays on the distant wooded hillside,

 as shadows move slowly,

 painting dark stripes on land and lake.






The sun lights fire to an oak, then a dogwood...






 as if someone tossed a match on gas-soaked trees.

Then, as quickly as the blaze flares up,

it is extinguished by a passing shadow.






In this beauty, fleeting though it is, we see glimpses of our loving Creator,

the Light of the World, but unlike what we see,

our Maker does not change.

His glory never fades; He is always faithful.





 Every good and perfect gift is from above,

coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights,

who does not change like shifting shadows.

James 1:17







17 comments:

Heather said...

Beautiful post and Beautiful Images!

Horst in Edmonton said...

Beautiful images Connie.

Sandra said...

Gorgeous autumn colours, Connie. How have you been lately in your beautiful part of the world? I was away in September visiting Canada and am busy organizing my photos and have been able to use them on the blog since the beginning of October. such a wonderful, experience!
Have a peaceful Sunday! Sandra

Brian King said...

Fantastic colors! The views are beautiful!

Mary Howell Cromer said...

The images and the Bible verse, evoke such a calm and peace to my tired and weary heart. Thank you, just what I needed this sleepless morning~

Marco Alpha said...

Hello Connie,
What a great shots!! Wonderful with all these autumn colors. THis is a wonderful view over the forest.

Many greetings,
Marco

Jennifer Richardson said...

lighting fire to an oak and then a dogwood....such crisp and lovely
images in your words
and THEN the photos,
the creamy sweet icing on top!
what a glorious treat:)
-Jennifer

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Hello!!!.. beautiful autumn landscape images .. Greetings ..

Madge Bloom said...

SO gorgeous and He has given us everything to enjoy and know that He is God...

Geneva said...

Beautiful, beautiful post Connie! Loved every word and every photograph... you're definitely giving praise.

Pat said...

Lovely post!

Kristin Bridgman said...

I used to live in the Ozarks. Now I'm in Kentucky. I went hiking this past week-end and breathed in all the gloriousness of Fall. I just love this time of year!
Beautiful pictures!

GLENDA CHILDERS said...

Stunning fall photos.

Ro Elliott said...

stopping by from Jen’s...beautiful pictures and words woven together~blessings~

Christina said...

So beautiful! I love the way you used the photos to point to the wonder of God. Enjoyed visiting from Jen's place.

Jen Ferguson said...

I could just stare at your pictures forever. What peace here!

Barb said...

Such glorious colours!