May 3, 2009

A Call to Repentance

dead palms

The vine dries up,
And the fig tree fails;
The pomegranate, the palm tree also, and the apple tree,
All the trees of the field dry up.
Indeed, surely rejoicing dries up
From the sons of men.

Gird yourselves with sackcloth; lament; wail; consecrate a fast; gather an assembly ... and cry out to the LORD.

"Yet even now," declares the LORD,
"Return to Me with all your heart,
And with fasting, weeping, and mourning;
And rend your heart and not your garments."

Now return to the LORD your God,
For He is gracious and compassionate,
Slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness,
And relenting of evil.

Joel 1:12-14; 2:12-13

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The Gray Family said...

love your pictures... you are a real insperation. What program do you use to set up your pictures like that?

Aunt Tea said...

excellent pairing.

Jon and Steph said...

Beautiful! always.

I just got photo shop elements 7. Do you know anything about it? Is it pretty easy to follow? I have yet to download it onto my computer.

Thanks for any advice!

Karie Lee said...

I'm so thankful, thankful, thankful, thankful that He is!

Deidra said...


Becca~TimeWellSpent said...

So beautiful.

SKELLER said...

Gray Family -
I use Fotofusion software for all my collage stuff on the blog. You can find it at, AND it's available as a free demo so you can totally play around with it and see if it's a good fit for you. :-)

I just emailed you, but in case you didn't get it:
Scott Kelby book
google for online tutorials
$25 subscription for one month unlimited access to tutorial videos at

theArthurClan said...

Absolutely beautiful always. (Do I sound like a broken record?) :)