Category: Gardens

Tree in Rock illustrates life from a broken spirit, Castlewood Caynon, Franktown, CO, July 2, 2017
Life Emerges from the Humble and Contrite in Spirit
God looks to the humble who tremble at His word. All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be, declares the LORD. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and tremb ...
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Neal Bringe, Photographing Beartooth Plateau, WY
The Story of CreationSpeech
Please see the video presentation of the story behind CreationSpeech. It even includes me singing "I Sing The Mighty Power of God." I hope you catch my enthusiasm for our Creator-God.
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All Creation Waits on God: Dependence
Post by guest author and photographer Kayla White Waiting on God, Part 1. Dependence. A recent season of difficult trials had a recurring theme of waiting on God (see the previous post) .  I began to explore what it means and dis ...
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Black Walnut in tree, Oct 23, 2017
Ask, Seek, Knock and Be Amazed
God the Father is a giver of good gifts. Jesus said to ask, and it will be given to you. "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one ...
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Artwork illustrating delight in a bountiful harvest of apples and pumpkins, Schubert's Restaurant, Mt Horeb, WI
A Delight that Yields Everlasting Fruit
I delight that my son Nathanael likes to read and sing Psalm 1. Through this Psalm, we can surely know this truth: "Blessed is the man ... [whose] delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. He i ...
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As With Joy At the Harvest
I experience much joy and thanksgiving to God in the garden, especially this week when size and beauty the carrots were exposed. Here is a platter of carrot slices from one yellow carrot. I cut the slices some more and added them ...
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Parsley seed
Seeds Illustrate Truths About Our Resurrection
I am gathering seeds from the garden for next year, and so it seems a good time to consider the CreationSpeech of seeds. We will see that God made seeds in such a way that they illustrate truths about our resurrection. First let u ...
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Colorful sweet corn kernels remind me of Christians status as jewels in a crown to Jesus
Goodness and Beauty of Jesus
I reflected on the goodness of Jesus as I looked with thanksgiving at our harvests of beautiful and tasty corn. Successful crops of lettuces, pumpkins, turban squash and wildflowers in my garden this year were/are a gift resulting ...
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Colorful Carrots with dark orange inside are a gift from the LORD.
Remember the LORD’s Benefits
"Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns your with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with go ...
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Hummingbird sees and tastes that the LORD is good through Hollyhock flower. Psalm 34:8
TASTE and SEE that the LORD is GOOD
"Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!" Psalm 34:8 Step out into a garden and see that the LORD is good! His goodness is displayed in an array of color and orderly arrangements ...
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Sulfur Buckwheat, Poverty Gulch, Crested Butte, CO
Noticing Wildflowers and God by His Grace
“For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." 1 Corinthians 1:18. Know Jesus by God's grace By the grace of God one knows Jesus as the Creator and Savi ...
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Lettuce flourishing in the garden
Righteous Flourish Like a Green leaf
“Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.” Proverbs 11:28 I let lettuce go to seed last fall. This Spring, lettuce came up and flourished across the garden. I call it "God’s gre ...
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Out of the Good Treasure of the Heart
  “The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” Luke 6:45 We are blessed with ...
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New growth emerges from tree branch
For Everything There is a Season
Post by guest author and photographer, Kayla White "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: ... a time to plant, and a time to pluck what is planted ..."  Ecclesiastes 3:1, 2b Spring in Colo ...
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Grace and Peace From God
“Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” 1 Corinthians 1:3 Field Milkvetch provided a place beaming with life I noticed a wildflower, called Field Milkvetch on our property in other years. This ...
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Indian Paintbrush bloom
Stir Up One Another to Love
“Let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works” Hebrews 10:24 Plants can provide a picture of stirring up another to love and good works. On our property in Colorado, sage plants share nutrients from thei ...
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Pasque flowers, soft-focus
The LORD reigns, let the earth rejoice
In the Spring, plants emerge from the dead leaves and grass and provide us with amazing images of rejoicing in the LORD. Birds like the Western Meadowlark also arrive with the most welcomed songs. "The LORD reigns, let the earth ...
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Melissa Blue Butterfly
Native Plants and Butterflies Express the Joy of the LORD
Plant seeds of native plants and see wonders of an ecosystem filled with abundant life, a picture of joy. This living display of rejoicing refreshes us because the fields express the joy and peace of God. "For you shall go out wi ...
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