Category Archives: pictures

Jesus is the way…

Comet Lovejoy over Great Wall by Zhang Jiajie, used by permission Advertisements

Posted in astronomy, Beauty, nature, pictures, Scenery, Scripture | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What It Taught Me About What’s Worth Fighting For (Book Review)

As fascinating as this book is all by itself, I was especially impacted by the ending, when the Assads’ training, experience and trust in God equipped them, after they left the CIA, to personally rescue hundreds of persecuted Christian families … Continue reading

Posted in biography, Book Review, Christian persecution, Helping others, hero, human interest anecdotes, interesting people, Jesus Christ, Miracles, Missions, pictures, war | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BALI, 60 years ago: Worth all the trouble to get there

(From All in the Same Boat by Earle and Barbara Reynolds, continued) Our entrance into Bali was one of the most trying and difficult that we had yet experienced [in a year and a half of deep-sea sailing]. The currents … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, biography, Books, family, friends, Helping others, human interest anecdotes, Indonesia, interesting people, memory, My brother Ted, My mother Barbara Reynolds, nature, pictures, sailing, Scenery, Travel, yacht Phoenix of Hiroshima | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

BALI: By way of Timor, by yacht, 60 years ago

We arrived in Indonesia on the yacht Phoenix of Hiroshima–my older brother Ted and I, our parents and 3 Japanese yachtsmen.  The following is from All in the Same Boat (David McKay Company, Inc., 1962), the book our parents Earle … Continue reading

Posted in biography, human interest anecdotes, Indonesia, memory, My brother Ted, My mother Barbara Reynolds, pictures, sailing, Travel, yacht Phoenix of Hiroshima | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

BALI: Greetings to our new Balinese friends!

Greetings to our new Balinese friends on our recent Carnival cruise–our stateroom steward NI KETUT, our hall steward I MADE (pronounced Ee MahDEH), towel steward I DEWA PUTU, deck stewards I KADEK and NI SRI, and I NENGAH MUDIANA–and especially … Continue reading

Posted in answers to prayer, cooking, cruise, fun, Helping others, interesting people, Mexico, pictures, sailing, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How I came into God’s family: C. S. Lewis, Oxford and Cambridge professor

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, broadcaster, lecturer, and (after his conversion from atheism), Christian apologist.   In 1929 C.S. (“Jack”) Lewis became a theist: “You must … Continue reading

Posted in biography, C.S. Lewis, celebrities, Christian living, crucifixion, faith, Helping others, human interest anecdotes, Important Occasions, interesting people, Jesus Christ, Miracles, pictures, resurrection, salvation, Scripture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How I came into God’s family: Lyudmila in Russia

Lyudmila’s story begins late one evening when a group of young people arrived at her home for an overnight stay. A relative had asked her to host the group, and she graciously said yes. Little did she know that opening … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, biography, Books, God, Helping others, human interest anecdotes, Important Occasions, interesting people, Jesus Christ, Miracles, pictures, prayer, salvation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment