Hands of Men

Posted on: April 24, 2013 Written by
Hands of Men
        Picture Praise Photography by: Jackie Scott  

STORY BEHIND THE PHOTO

We have to renew our visas by leaving our base country and returning every 90 days. We took advantage of this and went to Angkor Wat in Cambodia on one of our trips. The photo reveals how easily nature took over a huge kingdom and over time actually buried it. I was fascinated by the intricacies of this kingdom gone missing, wondering what would they say to us?! It reminded me of Daniel 2:21, where it says God “sets up kingdoms and deposes them”. What was once so powerful and overarching in the land….is no more. And how true of our hearts, nature can entangle, cover and take over when our hearts are not tended to or guarded…

 

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About the author

I grew up in the US in a Ukrainian Catholic family, was captivated by God at age 12; became an RN, got my BS, then some years later my MA in Leadership Studies. We started our cross cultural lives in South America in 1986, then lived in Central Asia, then Thailand. We now base out of Central Asia. Recently certified by the International Coach Federation as a Life Coach, I lead small groups (on-line and face to face) doing “Journey coaching”. Presently, I’m privileged with co-leading a non-profit in the Mid-Asia region with my husband. We have 4 adult kids living and working in the US.

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