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L.E.N.S. photo challenge: remember

Remember that the LORD your God led you on the entire journey these 40 years in the wilderness, so that He might humble you and test you to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep His commands.
He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.
Your clothing did not wear out, and your feet did not swell these 40 years.
Keep in mind that the LORD your God has been disciplining you
 just as a man disciplines his son.
So keep the commands of the LORD your God by walking in His ways and fearing Him.
For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land, a land with streams of water, springs, and deep water sources, flowing in both valleys and hills; a land of wheat, barley, vines, figs, and pomegranates; a land of olive oil and honey; a land where you will eat food without shortage, where you will lack nothing;
a land whose rocks are iron and from whose hills you will mine copper.
When you eat and are full, you will praise the LORD your God
for the good land He has given you.
Deuteronomy 8:2-10
A photo from Alaska had to be chosen for the "remember" challenge.  No second thought necessary.  And, there wasn't any doubt, really, as to which one I wanted to post, either.  It was just a matter of getting it to post.  For almost a year now, one of my favorite photos from Alaska 2010 has consistently rotated 90 degrees every time I downloaded it to a blog post.  Thanks to a friend's advice, I searched Blogger's "Help" and found the solution I needed...just in time for the "remember" challenge.

What I remember when I see this photo...
God is matter what!
Sunshine is sweeter after the rain.
How thankful I am for where I am now...spiritually, mentally, and physically...compared to where I was prior to "WOW '08".
Sometimes the answer is just a question away.
Alaska is amazing!
Patience develops over time and trials.
Memories, friends, and memories of friends are treasures for a lifetime.
God gives you what you need exactly when you need it.

I am forever thankful that I have a God who remembers me...and that He gives me reminders of Who He is and how He's working in my life for His glory!
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  1. Beautiful flower!

  2. What a beautiful flower. The color is just gorgeous!

  3. Incredible detail and color you captured on the flower!
    Thanks for visiting my blog

  4. Beautiful, beautiful color!

  5. beautiful flower, wow the color! Glad you finally got it rotated correctly! :)


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