Lengthening Shadows

The Burning Bush as shadows lengthen

Shadows from the Parapet

Wooden beams supporting the parapet cast shadows along the rampart at the northeast corner of the fortress wall.

Plaster Wall

The last rays of sunlight on a weathered plaster wall.

The Fire That Appeared to Moses in the Bush

A beautiful passage from the Fifty Spiritual Homilies of Saint Macarius:

Imitate her then, my child; imitate her whose eyes were fixed upon nothing but Him only, who said, ‘I am come to send fire upon the earth, and I would that it were already kindled’. There is indeed a burning of the Spirit, […]