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The Potter's Clay

Scripture, Theology, the Christian worldview, and other ramblings.

27 September 2005

Sunriver

My wife and I just got back from a week's vacation in Sunriver, OR. I was pretty pathetic today at work. I have a serious case of post vacation blues. Normally I look forward to getting back to work after vacation. Not this time. This vacation was too good and too short for my liking. We stayed in a nice, small house near the Deschutes River. Here is a shot of the Deschutes:



Here is the house we stayed at:

...and a shot of Mt. Bachelor in the distance:

All in all, we had a great time and frankly I am ready to go back. Enjoying God's creation, whether hiking, riding, rafting, or simply taking in the vistas, truly is humbling.

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?
(Psalms 8:3-4 ESV)

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their measuring line goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tent for the sun, which comes out like a bridegroom leaving his chamber, and, like a strong man, runs its course with joy. Its rising is from the end of the heavens, and its circuit to the end of them, and there is nothing hidden from its heat.
(Psalms 19:1-6 ESV)

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Joe, good to hear you had a great time.. It is awesome how the creation does declare His glory and even perhaps the Gospel.. Brad.

29 September, 2005 13:25  

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