I had serious bicycle accident in July and haven’t done a blog post since. It feels great to get back into photography! I took this shot of my office and then looked at this week’s photo challenge. Thought it fit the bill well. In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. Hebrews 1:10 (NIV)
I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. John 10:9
If you are ever in Colorado Springs, make sure you visit The Broadmoor. Built at the turn of the century, it drips with elegance, luxury, and grandeur. If you can’t afford to stay, have dinner or drinks in one of the restaurants overlooking the lake and be swept away by the romance of an era gone by. Some of the lovely doors captured during our recent trip are perfect for the “Door” challenge.
I also included the iron door of the Rockledge Bed and Breakfast in nearby Manitou Springs. Built in the late 1800’s, it is a romantic combination of breathtaking Colorado beauty and Italian charm. We were greeted with wine and cheese, were treated to a delicious breakfast on the patio overlooking Pikes Peak and had fantastic, romantic getaway weekend!
Vail, Colorado as we sped past on Interstate 70, which crosses the Rocky Mountains.
Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely,
just as God now knows me completely.
1st Corinthians 13:12 (NLT)
For the Blur Photo Challenge.
Leo and Bonkers in a fleeting kitty kiss as they enjoy our early Colorado Spring breezes.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth— for your love is more delightful than wine. Song of Songs 1-2
For the Epheremal photo challenge.
I used to hate orange. It was so garish and loud and…crass. It looked like it was trying too hard to be cute and failing miserably, like an older woman with too much makeup and tight clothes. (Please, God, don’t ever let me look like that I wanted orange to take on some blue and chill out a bit already.
But something changed last year and now I see orange’s beauty. She is still screamy loud but now I see her joy. She’s just happy as hell and a tad different than everyone else, but she doesn’t care. She’s living it up and if you don’t come along, that’s your loss. I like her, the little racy rebel. I may do a couple of posts in her honor.
Inlaid box from the Cartier “Brilliant” exhibit
Last year’s post about Orange.
Taken at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado. The small locomotive is an N scale FT, 160th of the real size. The F9 behind it is, of course, the real deal. The first Guest Artist post on my blog from my fiancé, Craig, for the Scale photo challenge.
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.
1 Corinthians 4:20