To Light and Life and Endless Day
"He marked the path and led the way,
And ev'ry point defines
To light and life and endless day
Where God's full presence shines."
— "How Great the Wisdom and the Love"
To Serenity and Prayer
"And their kindly portals beckon
To serenity and prayer,
Valiant children of the promise,
Pledged to sacred service there."
- Holy Temples on Mount Zion, #289 LDS Hymnal (https://www.lds.org/music/library/hymns/holy-temples-on-mount-zion)
Be Ye Clean
"What a wonderful thing it will be if someday you can stand before the Lord and say, 'I am clean.'" (President Gordon B. Hinckley, April 1996)
Oh May My Soul Commune With Thee
In this world there are places of spiritual refuge. The Oakland California Temple is one of them.
The Moody Earth
This hillside next to the beach in San Francisco seemed to showcase some of the moods of the earth - the vibrant foliage contrasted with the muted colors in the fog. I love nature!
Monument to Eternal Love
The purpose of the temple is to extend the eternal love of God to all of his children, living and dead, through covenants and ordinances. The San Diego, California temple at twilight.
Salty Water at 1/1600th of a Second
I love shooting waves. The shape and the movement of the water intrigues me.
Portrait of a Pelican
Winter in Newport Beach
Not everyone wishes for a white Christmas. :)
"...behold, they saw a Man descending out of heaven; and he was clothed in a white robe"
"Behold, I am Jesus Christ, whom the prophets testified shall come into the world." — 3 Nephi 11:8,10
The Oakland California LDS Temple.
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Water below and water above. The Pacific Ocean from Southern California.
Earth's oceans - a remarkable and important part of our planet. Happy World Oceans Day.