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The Best Buddy

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Our amigoes from South America came to town so our fabulous guide ‘Buddy’ suggested that we all go paddling. Splash!

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Before we headed out to the water, ‘Buddy’ made sure that we learnt the proper canoeing tips from our one and only Mr. Bear who sponsored the boats for us to use!

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Paddling along this fabulous tidal creek is very surreal;

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It’s like entering into a whole new enchanting and mystical world!

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After an hour of paddling on this serene slough, we got off to the shore.

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Then ‘Buddy’ led us down to a narrow hiking trail filled with shrubs and berries hovering over us.

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‘Buddy’ was a great tour guide who constantly looked back and watched out for our safety; and keeping an eye out for some of our team members who trailed behind.

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We had one of the most joyous and serendipitous outing that day; we’re not sure who had the most wondrous time, us or ‘Buddy’?

Here is our/the best ‘Buddy’ basking in his glory!

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Here’s Buddy playing “Follow the Leader” with us.

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Here’s Buddy waiting patiently for the people trailing behind.

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Here’s Buddy splashing into the alluring water to cool himself off as we watched with envy under the scorching hot sun!

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Here’s Buddy again waiting for us to enjoy the thunderous sound of fast flowing waterfall under the vast blue sky.

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Oh, did I mentioned already that we encountered a big black bear on our way back!!

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Thank goodness the bear just walked by and ignored us as he was more interested in browsing through the bushes for more juicy salmon berries.

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Jehovah Jireh

Jehovah Jireh  or  Adonai Y’reh in Hebrew means “The Lord Provides” – 上帝必定供應‏

This particular character of God was declared when Abraham and his son Isaac encountered God at Mount Moriah (Genesis 22).

On the mountain, when his beloved son asked Abraham where was the sacrificial lamb, Father Abraham replied the Lord will see to it and provide, Adonai Y’reh. (22:14)

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Abraham came down from the mountain
Holding God’s promise and plan
Believing the Words of the Father
Would cover the sins of the Land

God will provide — Adonai Y’reh
The required price of the Great I AM!
A son whom he loved — to be given away
But saved through the blood of a ram.

Abraham

Moses came down from the mountain
Tablets of stone in his hands
The Words to instruct His people
To cover the sins of the land

God will provide – Adonai Y’reh
The required price of the Great I AM!
One of the flock – to be given away
Saved through the blood of a lamb

Redeemed, redeemed,
Redeemed through the blood of a lamb
Redeemed, redeemed,
Redeemed through the blood of a lamb

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Yeshua came down from the mountain
Blood on His feet and His hands
The only begotten of the Father
To cover the sins of the land.

God has provided — Adonai Y’reh
Yeshua – the required price He paid!
A Son whom God loved, was given away
We are saved through the blood of the Lamb*

*Redeemed, redeemed,
Redeemed through the blood of the Lamb
Redeemed, redeemed,
Redeemed through the blood of the Lamb

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Songwriters by Patrick/Christine Lumbroso

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I have been on this scenic country road many times.

With speedy traffic coming towards us or passing us by during the peak season when we traveled, it was impossible to fully enjoy the beautiful scenery in such a rushed pace.

Today I decided to head up to the road early, hoping for minimal traffic so that I could take in the majestic view along this road; and my wish came true.

With little to no traffic I was able to roll down my car window, turn off the stereo, and simply cruise slowly as the endless road led me to the horizon.

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To my delight, I could even park the car by the roadside and hop out to revel in the breathtaking landscape before me.

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 In the moment of sacredness on this crisp morning air, I embraced the calmness of the crystal clear water,  the blue ridge mountain ranges, the gentle swaying soft glasses,  and the  melodious  tune of the early songbirds chirping out from the nearby serene slough.

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In my quest for beauty and quietness, the Maker of heaven and earth drew me to humility, as I traveled on this road less traveled.

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