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The Redwoods

  My brother and his wife came all the way from Sweden to celebrate Thanksgiving with us last year.  I took them to the Redwoods.  It is always such a special place … majestic, peaceful, awe-inspiring beauty.

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Clue 1: Creation Care

John Petersen, Creation Care Mystery Clue #1

  After God created man (male and female) in his own image … “God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it.  Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of … Continue reading

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The Oregon Garden

  This is the last of my Oregon Garden collection.  The Gaillardia above turned out to be one of my favorites.  They are so bold and bright.  It was definitely a  blessing having the early morning rain.       … Continue reading

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All Creation Sings His Praises

John Muir exclaimed, “As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.  I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche.  I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get … Continue reading

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Trees at Night

John Petersen

  This is my first attempt at “painting with light.”  It is accomplished by setting up your camera before dark using a tripod.  I used my Canon 5D MK II, a 24-105mm f/4L lens, with  the ISO at 100.  I … Continue reading

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Escaping to Bandon

  We are off to the beach … Bandon By The Sea … where time slows down, salt is in the air, waves are crashing into majestic rocks, and the beach is made for long walks allowing for long conversations … Continue reading

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Keeping Watch

“STAY  HERE  AND  KEEP  WATCH  WITH  ME.” Jesus’ agony in the garden of Gethsemane “Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.”  He took … Continue reading

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The Path of Life

Stand at the crossroads and look; Ask for the ancient paths, Ask where the good way is, and walk in it, And you will find rest for your souls. (Jeremiah 6:16) Come, let us go up to … Continue reading

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