A Picture Blog… “Close to Home”

Sometimes words fail. Like this last week…. There are things I want to write about… things I want to tell you, but the time isn’t right. And so I wait, in silence… patiently, or impatiently… until I am free to express and share…

In the meantime, I spent hours this week wandering through the beautiful wooded area of the Mill Race at St Jacobs. It was there, on a snowy night, where Tim and I admitted our love for each other, to ourselves… It is there we made a promise to wait until marriage for sexual intercourse… It is there we named our first baby, on that same night…

And it is the Mill Race where I go to be alone with God and nature… to wander and enjoy the peace and wonder of who He is, even when He seems silent, or far away. It is where I go when my heart feels lost and empty… when I am devastated or angry…. or any other reason that might make me feel the need to be alone.

This week I went to still my restless heart and enjoy the tranquillity  of God’s creation.  And then I wandered some other places and took more pictures…

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5 thoughts on “A Picture Blog… “Close to Home”

  1. hisprincess60 May 18, 2014 / 12:52 am

    Absolutely beautiful photography!! I am usually a person with many words but understand the words you wrote… Be blessed!!! ❤

  2. Katie Troyer May 18, 2014 / 7:59 am

    Beautiful and peaceful.

  3. K.C May 18, 2014 / 5:35 pm

    Gorgeous pics! I’m with you on the restless heart……… Looks like a lovely place to walk and feel God’s presence, maybe I need to do this .

  4. rb May 19, 2014 / 7:54 am

    Good for you. What beautiful pics. Some I remember from walking there myself. God’s handiwork is marvelous. God bless you.

  5. Annie May 19, 2014 / 4:06 pm

    Beautiful pictures Trudy!!

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