Month: December 2015

Faith

Faith in God means seeing beyond the mountains that stand in your way to the One whose hands moves mountains.

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Calling

Just serve the Lord as faithfully as you can. Sometimes we can be so hung up on the whys and wherefores that we lost sight of our calling. We are called to be faithful servants.

A drain for water collected on the hilltop to flow down to the pond below. Lovingly maintained with wooden blocks to stop the soil erosion. Beautiful. Still, just a drain. Ginkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto

Nikon D5300 f/38 1/60 sec. ISO-800

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Outflow

Serve out of the outflow of your being, not out of a sense of duty.

A stream from a pond in Eikan-do Zenrinji Temple, Kyoto. Clear water flows from the pond in the autumn mist.

Nikon D5300 f/3.8 1/60 sec. ISO-800

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Focus

Focus on the one thing needful and avoid all distractions.

This lone lamp shining in the autumn dusk focus our attention in spite of the attractive colorful autumn colours. Eikan-do Zenrinji Temple, Kyoto.

Nikon D5300 f/4.8 1/60 sec. ISO-6400

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Society

Have we become a society of mindless clones following leaders who are murderers and given into their dark side?
Display in a shop in Akihabara, Tokyo.
iPhone 6+ camera.f/2.2 1/120 sec. ISO 40

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Reflections

It is in your reflections that you see yourself. Life is to be lived forward but reflected backwards.

Interior of Kyoto Station. Observe and discern which are the structures and which are the reflections.

Nikon D5300. f/9 1/300 sec. ISO 200

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Journey

It is not the journey alone that is important but who you helped along the way and who you are becoming that defines the journey.

Little girl on post box outside Kyoto General Post Office.

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