Monday, April 27, 2015

The Sky's the Limit

Whether it's sunrise or sunset or the blue expanse dotted with the marshmallow puff clouds of spring, I love sky watching. 
Sunset, April 19, 2015
Friday night, as I was driving home from a birthday party in Stafford, I stopped several times to take photos of the stormy sky. If I would have driven straight home, I wouldn't have gotten wet. But I also wouldn't have witnessed the ever-shifting majesty of the Kansas sky.
Zenith branch of the Kanza Co-op (HDR photo treatment), April 24, 2015
Even though I didn't get any lightning photos, I marveled at the beauty and the power of God's creation. I'm thankful we missed the hail and tornadoes and just got the beauty shots.

I saved a devotional that arrived in my in-box last week from Guideposts. These photos seemed made to illustrate it. 
April 24, 2015, Stafford/Reno County line, looking east
God saw all that He had made, and it was very good.  Genesis 1:31

A Time to Think

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth
find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature–
the assurance that dawn comes after night,
and spring after winter.
 Rachel Carson
April 24, 2015, Stafford/Reno County line, looking northwest

A Time to Act

Look at the world with a vision magnified by the power of faith deep within you.
Sunset, April 19, 2015

A Time to Pray

Father, today I resolve to be a good steward of our world.


  1. I love the photos and sometimes miss seeing the huge expanse of sky from my childhood.

    1. Thanks, Debora! You can come visit the sky - and us Staffordites - anytime!

  2. The ever changing & dramatic sky never ceases to amaze me. Great photos Kim.

    1. As you know, I love seeing sky shots from your part of the world, too, Lynda!

  3. I also love sky watching! You captured some great pictures.

    1. It's another case of right place, right time!