“It’s bigger than imagination.” – Ark Encounter Slogan Two weeks ago our family drove out to Williamstown, Kentucky where we walked through Noah’s Ark. No, I’m not kidding! Ark Encounter, a theme park that opened in July 2016, features the largest replica of Noah’s Ark that exists in the world today. The construction is […]Read more "Encountering the Ark"
Summer Selections For me, summer is all about escape. Most of us will be fortunate to travel a little this summer, but we may only get away for a few days or a week at the most. Of course, our entire summer can become an exotic getaway… if we have the right book […]Read more "Summer Selections – Escape Through Reading!"
This is a photo of me riding a zip line over the Smoky Mountains…it was breathtaking, but in this picture I’m feeling disappointed that the experience was over so quickly! What can I say? I didn’t want it to end! “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who […]Read more "Wordless Wednesday – “Holding On For Dear Life”"
“Yet those who wait for the LORD will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.” Isaiah 40:31Read more "Wordless Wednesday – Soaring Above the Smokies"
There is a Thomas Kinkeade gallery near our home, and my wife and I often stop in to gaze at the beautiful paintings. My favorite has always been one entitled In the Woods, which depicts a peaceful little cabin nestled deep in the woods surrounded by tall trees and a bubbling stream. Each time […]Read more "Finding God in the Smoky Mountains"
I don’t know which is scarier… the T-Rex or my former hair style! :Ob Just a few short years ago, I surprised my wife with a last-minute weekend getaway to New York for our anniversary. It felt so adventurous to just throw some clothes in a backpack, hop on a plane, and go see […]Read more "Throwback Thursday – Escape to New York!"