Saturday, December 10, 2011

Scavenger Hunt Sunday–Pictures, Poems, and Thoughts on the Nativity Scene

I just counted and this will be my 35th Scavenger Hunt Sunday!

Less is more

Sometimes the most simple things are the most amazing. After having my dslr for a year, I finally bought myself a new lens! I’m thrilled with its capabilities and am so exited that I finally went ahead and bought the darn thing so I can capture God’s simple wonders, like the moon.



Christmas lights


holiday bokeh party 2011






We have multiple nativity sets at our house. Unfortunately, our dog has a craving for Jesus because he has eaten all of the Jesus’ figures from our various sets. I even tried to mix and match sets to have a full nativity scene, but in everyone, Jesus was missing. That holy dog!

Even though I don’t have an actual nativity scene shot, what I do have is very special. Have you ever noticed that the sunsets in December are remarkable? I had to pull off the side of the road to take this shot and the thought crossed my mind that perhaps, this is what Mary and Joseph’s trek looked like as they were walking to Bethlehem in preparation for the birth of the Savior, Jesus Christ. It’s so comforting to know that this could’ve been a very similar backdrop over 2000 years ago; how things are so very different, yet still so the same. Profound!



Cup of Cheer

***Please read my cinquain about my Cup of Cheer.***

No cup,

No shot of cheer,

No cup of cheer for me.

I can not find a cup of cheer.

No cheer.

Have a wonderful week!
Sarah :)


  1. What lens did you get? Pretty moon shot.

  2. These are great! Love that moon!

  3. Cute! Love your poem instead of a photo ahaha

  4. haha - cheer is everywhere! Your naughty pooch!

  5. Beautiful shot of the moon! Love your holiday lights too.

  6. I like your less is more very much !!!! and Christmas lights would have been even better with colors. Your ornament is colorful and cute !

    Have a nice week !!!!1

  7. Love your Christmas lights, very pretty shot!

  8. Really liking your Christmas Tree bokeh...lovely


  9. I liked the moon for my shots too! beautiful job, I'm sure you'll find your cup of cheer!

  10. These are just wonderful
    Love the moon shot. I'd love to learn how to do this!

    Hope you're having a blessed Sunday♥

  11. What a creative interpretation for nativity!

  12. Great moon! I also like your nativity interpretation. Same sun!

  13. Love your moon shot. We had a lunar eclipse on Saturday night, unfortunately we also had cloud no photos of the moon turning red :(

  14. I especially love the first 2 shots...awesome moon.


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