top of this mountain, it began to snow but you could still see the
golden glow of autumn in the valley below.
changes, seasons change, and we change as we grow older.
things earthy change, we must hold onto our faith and core beliefs
as they are found in His word.
is our fortress and He does not change.
is well for us that, amidst all the variableness of life, there
is One whom change cannot affect; One whose heart can never
alter, and on whose brow mutability can make no furrows."
- Charles Spurgeon
like security and am pretty conservative... a tendency for most of
us as we age.
unlike many of my age, I am always looking for new
experiences, particularly in some forms of technology.
aren't finished with our journey as we can still learn and
grow. Never completely give up your adventurous spirit... and
never ever give up your imagination.
many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not
take the initiative to change their situation because they
are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and
conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind,
but in reality nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous
spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core
of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The
joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences,
and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly
changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun."
journey is long but necessary, and worth taking.
I was processing this image in Photoshop, I, as is my usual habit,
was playing music from my created Pandora station.
to note that the first song playing was titled “Lament” by
Rufus Cappadocia from his album, “Songs for Cello”.
journey has many trials and tribulations along the way... we
stumble and we fall... but with the Lord's help and our own
perseverance, we pick ourselves up again, hopefully learn from
our mistakes, and continue onward.
the way there is also joy which sustains us, and brings an inner
peace, found only through a personal relationship with our
the last song playing while putting the final touches on this
image was, “Joy” by David Nevue from his album, “Whisperings”
it wonderful how the Lord provides guidance, hope, and whispers to
us, as we travel this path?
and now I think I have found what is
needed for happiness. A quiet secluded life in the country,
with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy
to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to
them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then
rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor... such
is my idea of happiness." - Leo Tolstoy