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WHEN GOD PAINTS THE SKY IN RED
When God paints the sky in red, He is asking us to see there’s power in the blood that His son has shed for us.
When God paints the sky in red, it is the color of His heart, showing us all of His love, right from the very start.
When God paints the sky in red, He is reminding all of us to look only unto Him, for all that we must trust.
When God paints the sky in red, His love comes shining thru bestowed upon this world, including me and you.
When God paints the sky in red, praise His name, His Glory, He will show you all of Him, a never-ending story.
When God paints the sky in red, remember this is true, trust in Him and ask, for there’s nothing that He can’t do!
Poem by Donna Guthrie, Michigan 8/16/13
It was another beautiful Sunset at Swami’s Beach. It was low tide at the time I took this shot. This is one of my favorite places along the San Diego Coastline. Swami’s is in Encinitas, CA which is in the North County of San Diego. It’s a laid back place and is not over crowded as some beaches. Truly as close to Paradise as one can get. http://sandiegovipsevents.wordpress.com/2013/07/17/top-surfing-spots-in-san-diego/
- Top Surfing Spots In San Diego (sandiegovipsevents.wordpress.com)
- The Beaches of Encinitas California | Surfing Madonna (surfingmadonnaorgcyclops.wordpress.com)
After many days of overcast along the San Diego Coastline, the weather finally changed into a more summer like climate. This picture was taken about 20 minutes after the sunset with a long shutter exposure.
A beautiful sunset at Windansea Beach, just north of La Jolla, CA. It’s one of my favorite spots in San Diego. The beaches around Windansea are not so crowded as other beaches around San Diego.
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A picture taken from the top of the parking lot at Swamis Beach, Encinitas, CA Swamis is a well known surf-spot in the North County coastal area in San Diego.It was a gorgeous night with a comfortable 72 degrees. Just beautiful, almost like Paradise.
This little girls was dancing at Sunset time in Cardiff by the Sea. I thought of the very last Psalm:
Praise the LORD! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty firmament!
Praise Him for His mighty acts; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness!
Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet; Praise Him with the lute and harp!
Praise Him with the timbrel and dance; Praise Him with stringed instruments and flutes!
Praise Him with loud cymbals; Praise Him with clashing cymbals!
Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD! Psalm 150.
Beach lovers walking along the shore in Cardiff by the Sea. It was a very pleasant evening and people enjoyed the 72 degrees weather at Sunset time. Lot’s of surfers riding the waves and dogs playing at the beach.
I just love these kind of evenings, comfortable temperature and being able for just a moment to escape the everyday routine and noise of the city.
I love the feeling of the sand on my feet or the refreshing feeling of the water washing it away. It’s almost like a cleansing feeling. I am truly blessed and grateful to live by the ocean and so close to the beach in a city that many people spend thousands on, just to visit for a few days.
I drove down to Mission Beach, taking some pictures of the historical Roller Coaster there and ended up in Pacific Beach towards the evening. I was trying to get some Sunset shots. I’ve been to the place before and I had some good memories. So I figure why not. To capture the sunset at this time of year, I had to go down a stair case and make a right along the cliff.
The beach is not sandy at all, in fact there is nothing but rocks of various sizes all over the place. I stumbled around on top of the rocks and slipped several times, hoping nobody was watching me as I tried to get to the spot I had been previously and got some decent shots. Finally, I got to my destination and what you’d know, not a cloud in sight and the sun was just about 5 minutes away from disappearing below the horizon.
I noticed a few bumps and scratches on my leg and some blood on my big toe and figured, well, maybe I should head back to the stair case. On my way back, about half way down, I met a young man sitting on the rocks watching the sunset. We conversed for a little while and he told me that this area used to be a gunnery during World War II. I was wondering about all the concrete and other man-made objects that are scattered all over at that spot. After the war ended, the Government tore the whole thing down, thus so many remnants of the former gunnery.
Well, I made it safely back to the stairs and set up my camera to get at least a couple of shot for the night. Here is the one of the shots I got, a view towards Pacific Beach and the Crystal Pier. It was a pretty nice evening after all. I met some people at the place I was taking the picture and we had a pleasant conversation.
That is another reason I love to go out and take pictures, the scenery, the fresh air and the people who I meet on my outings. Always fascinating and exiting to talk to people and have some fun. Reminds of a time when things were like that, when people still had the time to say hi and enjoy the beauty of God’s creation.
After a hectic day yesterday, it was nice to walk down the beach and sit down at the cliff and watch the beauty of God and meditate on Him and find peace.
The owner of this surfboard was surely happy that I was at that spot today. He came up to we and ask if I had seen a camera that he lost while surfing. I knew he was talking about a GoPro camera. I said, sorry I have not, but I will keep my eyes open. I took this picture of his surfboard while he was anxiously looking for his camera in the waves. About a minute after this shot, the GoPro came floating down my way. I picked it up, called him and he came running to the shore. He was a tourist from Ireland on his last day here in San Diego. He was a happy man when I handed him his camera. 64GB of vacation footage. I think God had me there today for that reason, normally I walk up a little bit further north. At least he is leaving Solana Beach with happy memories. God is Good.