Roman Street Life

A Roman flower market is my submission for this week’s “Street Life” photo challenge. RomanFlowerMarket

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field,
how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you,
even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Matthew 6:28-29

Rangeview One

Rangeview One, my office building in Loveland, Colorado for the One photo challenge. Standing proudly behind is Longs Peak, the 15th highest peak in Colorado at 14,259 feet. Many days I stand amazed at how blessed I am to work at this beautiful location.

Rangeview One

For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men,
the Man Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 2:5 NKJV

More mountains…

Colorful Colorado
Mountain Curves
Poudre Canyon

Grand Hotel

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado is about as “grand” as you get, so I have chosen it for this week’s challenge.  F.O. Stanley, creator of the Stanley Steamer car, built this hotel in 1907. Probably more famously, it was the inspiration for Stephen King’s book “The Shining”. Recently, the Big Thompson Canyon road up to Estes Park was repaired after our historic, 1,000 year flood in September, so I was able to visit and snag this shot.

Stanley Hotel

He spreads the snow like wool
and scatters the frost like ashes.
Psalm 147:16

Tail of Two Tigers

I caught these two kitties napping at The Wild Animal Sanctuary, a fabulous rescue home for tigers, lions, bears, wolves, and other large carnivores. Located in Keenesberg, Colorado, they rescue “exotic and endangered large carnivores who have been abused, abandoned, exploited or illegally kept.”  This is my entry for the A Word A Week Challenge, “Two“.

Two Tigers

They came to Noah and to the ship in pairs—everything and anything that had the breath of life in it, male and female of every creature came just as God had commanded Noah. Then God shut the door behind him. Gen 7:15-16 NIV

Eerie at Grey Rock

I thought I probably wouldn’t participate in the Eerie photo challenge until I hiked up Grey Rock today and ran into this particularly creepy burn area. Every tree was a black matchstick and with the dark clouds, it just gave me a little shiver. Poor Grey Rock, it has burned three times in the last five years but the views are still magnificent.

Eerie Gray Rock

“He will ignite the kingdom life within you, a fire within you, the Holy Spirit within you, changing you from the inside out. He’s going to clean house—make a clean sweep of your lives. He’ll place everything true in its proper place before God; everything false he’ll put out with the trash to be burned.”

More:

Ice particles at Grey Rock

Infinite Skies

Infinite is this week’s challenge. One of the most infinite things I’ve seen is the sky in the western United States, particularly Wyoming and Colorado. This shot was taken near Windsor, Colorado, looking north to Wyoming.Lines on road with sunset It goes on and on forever…

Neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:39

More nuggets…

Power Behind the Beauty

Colorado Color

Up the Poudre Canyon