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2 years, 5 months ago 8

I have to say this workshop was one of the very best ever!!!  We had a great group of attendees and the conditions and light were close to perfect!  Even better the spiritual fellowship was amazing.  R.C. Concepcion did a stellar job and the whole team, Snake, Chuck and Jim were in rare form!  It is such amazing thing when God puts it all together in such a great event.

 

Having Wesley along and reliving the America From 500 feet project was a real treat for me!  So many great friends joined us and we made a lot of new friends too!    Of special note, Catherine and David Martin joined us and added greatly to the spiritual time.  This is what I dreamed of when Jim and I started His Light Workshops and it has been a great experience from the start!

 

I’m not doing a commercial for His Light Workshops, but I have to say if you want to have a great time with incredible people, you’ve got to join us!!

 

Blessings,

 

the pilgrim

 

*Thanks for Catherine Martin for the group shot at the top.

 

2 years, 5 months ago 3

Yesterday was the best day yet at out workshop, not shooting, but spiritually!  A lot of great things happened and some deep sharing took place that will have a life changing impact.  Jim and I want more than anything for people to leave our workshops spiritually renewed, and I feel certain we saw God move in that direction yesterday.  The teaching and sharing has been fantastic.

Thank you for your prayers of support for our efforts in the field, please rest assured that your prayers are being answered!  Please enjoy a few of my favorite shots form the week!

 

 

Blessings,

 

the pilgrim

2 years, 5 months ago 2

This morning our group spent a few hours working the cottonwoods along the Virgin River in Zion and the light was perfect for the rich colors!  The red rock walls of the canyon were a perfect backdrop for the brightly clad yellow trees!  This has turned out to be a stellar group of people, good shooters and even nicer people!  I hope you enjoy the images from today, it was a well needed peaceful morning thinking about the beauty of God’s creation!

 

 

God handiwork around every corner!

 

Blessings,

 

the pilgrim

 

2 years, 5 months ago 10

 

While in Monument Valley Sunday I saw this tree, ( a Pinyon Pine), in the deep sand.  I wondered how in such a dry land,  in such harsh conditions this tree could survive!!??  The summers are blazing hot, the winters can be brutally cold, there is not a lot of rain and the soil is mostly sand!!  Yet this sturdy tree is thriving in the harshest conceivable environment?  I’m told that this tree has deep roots that reach out under the soil in search of all the moisture it can find.  The tree has a thick strong bark that protects it from the conditions it must endure.  Somehow it survives and has for many, many years.

 

If we hope to survive in a hostile and difficult environment, as this world, we must learn from this successful survivor!  We must reach out and develop a root system that reaches to God for life giving water. Without God’ sustaining love we can never hope to survive those conditions that would destroy us.  We must fortify our protective covering which is our constant reliance on Him.  He has already defeated the powers of this world, and He is the only thing that can keep us safe in such a harsh environment.

 

Lastly, no matter how severe the storm, the heat, the cold, and the onslaught of this world, we must keep our eyes on Him, trust Him, and know He always has a plan that goes far beyond our understanding.

 

Psalm 23

A psalm of David.

The Lord is my shepherd;
    I have all that I need.
He lets me rest in green meadows;
    he leads me beside peaceful streams.
    He renews my strength.
He guides me along right paths,
    bringing honor to his name.
Even when I walk
    through the darkest valley,[a]
I will not be afraid,
    for you are close beside me.
Your rod and your staff
    protect and comfort me.
You prepare a feast for me
    in the presence of my enemies.
You honor me by anointing my head with oil.
    My cup overflows with blessings.
Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me
    all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord
    forever.

 

Live in the house of the Lord today!!  Feel his protection, His love, His kindness, and His sustaining presents!  Dig your roots deep into Him, and find the refreshment and life sustaining water of His spirit. Know that He is protecting you, and sheltering you, so that you can not just survive but reach out your branches in praise of Him and in service to others.  Bring His hope to the lost and wandering pilgrims of this world.  Like the Pinyon Pine, may we thrive in even the harshest environment, and contribute to the world around us.

 

and I will remember;

 

Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me
    all the days of my life.

 

In Him,

 

the pilgrim