After some glorious sunny days, it started to rain again as is the norm in our Winter on the West Coast of Canada. It rained quite heavily on Monday. These photos were snapped earlier this week during a break from the rain. It was nice to see the bird's nest among the bare tree branches and the bird flying against a patch of blue sky. Joining in with Skywatch Friday and Saturday's Critters this week. Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend everyone!
This is a lovely gospel song sung in Swahili and has special meaning for me. It is special because on my first trip to Kenya a group of orphans encircled me and sang this lovely song. It really touched me. No one translated the song for me at that time. Though I could not speak Swahili I knew it was a worship song unto God. I tried to track the song down for a long time. Every time I would ask a Kenyan friend, no one would know which song I was trying to recollect. I only knew the words "Ni wewe bwana" and decided to search on YouTube when I couldn't get any of my friends to help me find the song. Guess what, I found it! (Update: It has already been some years since I found it and had a Tanzanian friend translate it for me.) The version I'm sharing is the same song but this one on the video is sung to a slightly faster beat. It is sung by well known (now deceased) Tanzanian Gospel singer, Fanuel Sedekia. This song gives me joy and lifts me u
Hello friends and fellow bloggers, Happy Friday to you all. I hope you are all doing well. Thursday was a beautiful, sunny day here in Vancouver. I had an appointment downtown and walked back to the main transit station to return home. Along the way I took these photos to share with you. Vancouver Art Gallery (with red banners) and the Vancouver Hotel just to the left in the photo. Robson Square in the heart of downtown, UBC downtown campus View looking south from Robson Square, Vancouver courthouse just beyond the trees in middle Part of the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel Adjacent buildings reflected in one of the Wall Centre towers The Vancouver Courthouse Nelson Street going east I'm linking up with Skywatch Friday this week. Thank you for stopping by!
Happy Blue Monday!