Friday, June 5, 2009


All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful:
The Lord God made them all.

from "All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil F. Alexander 1848

A friend of ours treated us to a boat ride last night around Fidalgo Island, Washington state, where we live. It was a beautiful evening as our "heatwave" continues- just perfect for boating. I took many photos, which I may post at another time, but this one of the sea lion was by far the most intriguing.

Apparently this big fella is often seen suntanning on this buoy and is quite used to boats getting close for a better look. It certainly reminded me that God made all creatures, big and small, , swift and slow, beautiful and beautifully challenged in all sizes and shapes! We also saw a pod of dolphins, but well, they are too swift for my camera! I'm also thankful for the generosity of our friend to give of his time to show us around the beautiful place we live from a different perspective.

So look around you and see where YOU can see God's fingerprints. Is it in nature? Kids? Animals? Where do you see them? Thank you to Pampering Beki for hosting this each week! Everyone is welcome to join. To see how to join, as well as find links to other Fingerprint Friday posts, visit Pampering Beki's blog.


  1. It's incredible that that big guy could get up on that buoy! Wonderful photo!

  2. oh my he is simply wonderful!!!!!
    i am so glad you got to see him and that he is accustomed to the adulation.
    thanks for sharing
    have a good week ; )

  3. how amazing that he can get up there! and how cute!

  4. what a great shot and great story!

  5. Great post and I LOVE the big guy against that great green color. Lovely contrast and glad you got to have such a fun time! :)

  6. Oh how cute!! I love that contrast against the bright green too.


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