Thursday, September 29, 2005

Autumn fire

Autumn fire
Autumn provides a spectacular contrast of colors against the blue of the sky. These maple leaves are literally going out in a blaze of glory. Within a week or so of taking this photograph, the leaves had nearly all fallen from this tree.

As I get closer to the threshold of the second half of my life, I’d much rather live it in a way that colorfully gives testimony to the God that I believe in. I don’t expect to change a lot of minds or create a bevy of converts to Christianity. But I do want to be true to what I am and show my “true colors” so to speak.

And maybe if I’m fortunate enough, to go out in a blaze of glory.

Click on picture to enlarge. Photograph © 2005, James Jordan.

6 comments:

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Hey, anonymous:
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John said...

Awesome photo!! I love it! I'm sure God appreciates your appeciation too.

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James said...

John, yes I know about the trash can. Couldn't help but repsond just to make a point. Thanks. :-)

Wim said...

What a beautiful photo! Just red and blue, but sooo nice. I also like the DOF here. Keep up the good work.