Beside Still Waters


“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:
he leadeth me beside the still waters.”
Psalm 23:1-2 KJV

Codrington College, Barbados

Looking for still waters to restore your soul? Look no more!

This amazing lily pond goes on forever and is filled with large fish who cannot wait to be fed by the many who visit. These photos are but a few of several taken at Codrington College in St. John, Barbados – a place where you can find rest and peace in the middle of life’s seemingly never-ending chaos.

A beautiful breath-taking piece of Barbadian nature, this is definitely one of my absolute favourite go-to places because when I need to get away to somewhere serene and far away from the madness, here is where I can successfully detox, recharge, revitalise and recalibrate my life.

But how do you recharge? Where do you go and what do you do? Is peace and serenity important to you?
Share a comment or two 🙂

“Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs.
And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven.
You will go away with old, good friends. And don’t forget when you leave why you came.” ~ Adlai E. Stevenson

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NB: this post was inspired by the magical and in most cases serene wonder of H2O

WordPress Photo Challenge: “Reward is filthy with possibility”

For the challenge:

Reward is filthy with possibility: it could be your third grader’s beaming smile after reading her first chapter book, a steaming mug of chicken soup after a long run in the cold, a photo of your brand-new baby — your reward for patience during nine months of construction, or your extended family gathered around the dinner table.  Can’t wait to see how you interpret this challenge. Have fun!


My rewards (just a few of many):

One of my absolute favourite rewards in life: my teenaged son 🙂

Photo by Gale E
Photo by Gale E
Photo by Gale E

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A little something for when the road is long

Farley Hill Barbados
Farley Hill, Barbados | Photo by Gale E


The road may be long and hard and winding
But let’s remember the importance of finding,
Rest under trees, in the gentlest breeze
And a slice of pure peace, which all our hearts need.

Click on the link below to download 12 months of encouragement

(to help out when the road is long)


♥ 2015 Devotional Calendar ♥