Mt. Chocorua

Autumn is a Second Spring…

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  Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.  ~Albert Camus   The Christian Gift is on Facebook! Like our page between now and October 29th and you’ll be entered to win one of our pieces of inspirational fine art (if you already ‘like’ the page, you’re automatically entered, too).  Follow this … Continued

A Sheltering Angel

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  “May God grant you always…a sunbeam to warm you, a moonbeam to charm you, a sheltering angel so nothing can harm you. Laughter to cheer you. Faithful friends near you. And whenever you pray, Heaven to hear you.” ~Irish Blessing

Pemigewasset River

Ray of Light

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“Hope, like the gleaming taper’s light, adorns and cheers our way; and still, as darker grows the night, emits a brighter ray.” ~Oliver Goldsmith

Bretton Woods Hillside

The Beautiful Hills

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I lift up my eyes to the hills – where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2   In the White Mountains of New Hampshire, color is at its peak. Though it’s been a little bit muted this year due to the lack … Continued

Roadside Color

Your Perfect Shot

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Today’s shot comes from Mindy Kiefer – she says she snapped this while out on a scenic drive “just enjoying the color.” I can relate! Thanks for sharing! If you’ve got a photo you’d like to share, send it to info@TheChristianGift.com (put Your Perfect Shot in the subject line) and include any information about it you’d … Continued

Lions and Tigers and….

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My photographic endeavors took me to central Vermont last Saturday. If you know the area, I was working in the Woodstock-to-Rutland corridor (Rt. 4). I stopped in Killington, home of 4,241′ Killington peak and therefore some good New England skiing and snowboarding. In autumn, though, skiing isn’t front of mind; instead, it’s about the beautiful … Continued

Take the Time to Look

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“People see God every day, they just don’t recognize him.”  ~Pearl Bailey Want to see God? One of the loveliest places to find Him is in the natural world He created for us. You can see Him in a waterfall…in the extraordinary autumn foliage…in the leaves rustling with the breeze…in fanciful cloud formations…in the delicate … Continued

Only God Can Make a Tree

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I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; a tree that looks at God all day, and lifts her leafy arms to pray; a tree that may in Summer wear a nest of robins in her hair; upon whose bosom snow … Continued

Silver Linings

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“Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold.”  ~Maurice Setter  

Your Perfect Shot

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Today’s shots are from Sue Miller – she calls these her favorite places in New Orleans. “The food is great and the architecture is wonderful, but for me, New Orleans is all about the music. Jazz. Unfortunately, it’s been pushed to the side over the years in favor of other stuff, but you can still find some special … Continued