The Which Way Challenge, that Cee began, has been picked up by the Alive and Trekking blogger. The beauty of it is that it’s free form. You can include images of doors, gates, roads, streets, exits, signs, paths, waterways, you name it.
See more Which Way photos by clicking here. You’ll be amazed at where people are going.
Some wise sayings from a teacher I once had at Act One:
“What gets us over our terror? …Love for someone else.”
(14 January 2019)
“There is no joy without commitment, but commitment implies renunciation of other things.” (15 January 2019)
“There’s no growth without tension.” (15 January 2019)
“One sign of growth is that you always have new problems.” (17 January 2019)
“At what point does your character become your fate?” (22 January 2019)
“The reactive person is not in control.” (22 January 2019)
“Some fights are worth losing.” (29 January 2019)
“The gods that we worship determine the values we hold.” (31 January 2019)
“A lie in the brain is getting a fact wrong; a lie in the soul is getting a life wrong.” (31 January 2019)
“A truly educated person is one who pauses.” (4 February 2019)
“You have to be willing to be wrong to be wrong
.” (4 February 2019)
“The mark of a grownup is flexibility.” (5 February 2019)
“The first sign of God’s will for us is the gifts He’s given us.” (5 February 2019)
“Safety isn’t part of the Christian dispensation. Martyrdom is.” (7 February 2019)
1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme will be announced.
2. To make it easy for others to check out your photos, title your blog post “Weekly Photo Challenge: (theme of the week)” and be sure to use the “postaday″ tag.
3. Follow The Daily Post so that you don’t miss out on weekly challenge announcements, and subscribe to our newsletter – we’ll highlight great posts. Add Media photos from each month’s most popular challenge.
Just a few wonderful posts:
- Out of this World (daily post)
- Out of this World (travel with intent)
- Out of this World (random thoughts lead to . . . )
- Out of this World (one day at a time)
- Out of this World (out of focus)
- Out of this World (stenoodie)
- Out of this World (narrow gate)
- Out of this World (jinan daily photo)
- Out of this World (here & abroad)
- Out of this World (spirit in politics)
- Out of this World (misty roads)
- Out of this World (cee’s photography)
- Face in the Crowd (erick jeistad)
- Face in the Crowd (cardinal guzman)
- Face in the Crowd (jinan daily photo)
- Face in the Crowd (scillagrace)
- Face in the Crowd (here & abroad)
- Face in the Crowd (lucid gypsy)
- Face in the Crowd (stenoodie)
- Face in the Crowd (cee’s photos)
- Face in the Crowd (beijing daily photo)
- Face in the Crowd (graham’s island)
- Face in the Crowd (words like honey)
- Face in the Crowd (paisley heart)
- Face in the Crowd (from hiding to blogging)
- Face in the Crowd (leya)
A friend sent me the story below about a megachurch demolished in China. How sad. But not only that how unwise. For one thing, if China knew history they’d know that persecution usually results in a growth of Christians. Also the church would have had to get building permits to build this huge structure, who approved those?
I’ll be praying for these people.
Ring Out , Wild Bells
Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,
The flying cloud, the frosty light;
The year is dying in the night;
Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.
Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Ring out the grief that saps the mind,
For those that here we see no more,
Ring out the feud of rich and poor,
Ring in redress to all mankind.
Ring out a slowly dying cause,
And ancient forms of party strife;
Ring in the nobler modes of life,
With sweeter manners, purer laws.
Ring out the want, the care the sin,
The faithless coldness of the times;
Ring out, ring out my mournful rhymes,
But ring the fuller minstrel in.
Ring out false pride in place and blood,
The civic slander and the spite;
Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good.
Ring out old shapes of foul disease,
Ring out the narrowing lust of gold;
Ring out the thousand wars of old,
Ring in the thousand years of peace.
Ring in the valiant man and free,
The larger heart, the kindlier hand;
Ring out the darkness of the land,
Ring in the Christ that is to be.
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
Here’s a College Humor video on a spiritual church. Seems the creed is “whatever.”
Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.
– C.S. Lewis
Here’s the trailer for The Jewish Cardinal so you get more of a sense of the film.