Rocky Mountains

Your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14

Sulphur Mountain

Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park, Alberta welcomes visitors atop its cozy peak.

Lake Louise Gondola

Lake Louise Gondola in Lake Louise, Alberta gives visitors a bird’s-eye view of Lake Louise and its surrounding mountains.

Sightseeing on Icefields Parkway (Highway)

Icefields Parkway in Jasper National Park, Alberta presents visitors with a scenic drive filled with picturesque sightseeing stops.

Boracay Island

Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone. Anonymous

Boracay Island is famous for its powdery white sand and nightlife. Pictured here is White Beach, a popular tourist destination.

Paddle boards line the beach waiting for tourists to enjoy them.

Tourists take photos in front of the sailboat-lined sunset.

UP Lantern Parade

 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11

Every year, the University of the Philippines (UP) holds a Lantern Parade to celebrate Christmas. The lanterns are created by undergraduate students of the university.

The sky gets darker as students wait for the parade to begin.

The parade marches around UP’s large and enclosed campus.

Typhoon Mario

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. Matthew 5:14-15

Typhoon Mario (known as Fung Wong internationally) rained and flooded the Luzon region of the Philippines on Friday, September 19, 2014. A power outage met our area, leaving my grandparents and I to light our home with candles.

Our domestic helper prepared our evening meal by candlelight. This “dirty kitchen” has a gas stove.

Our Erev Shabbat (Eve of Sabbath) celebration continued in the darkness. My grandparents and I like to celebrate God’s appointed times as revealed in the Bible.