Photoblog! Pan Pun De Sand

Here are some beautiful shots of my island Barbados.  These are pics from Pan Pun De Sand – an event from the recently concluded Crop Over Festival that runs from July to August. This entire event brings  the steel pan to life. Here you can see groups playing the steel pan.  I have a movie file too, but I can’t post it here 😦  I tried.  I don’t have the capability on the free WordPress site.  😦  However, if you want to look at the pictures in greater detail, you can click on each photo to see it expanded.  🙂

I will put up another photoblog in a little while, but I just wanted to do something different for a change.


Moving East (via kingdom grace)

I read this and just had to reblog it. I think that this is an awesome way to think about salvation. Don’t you? Read it and comment ….. Removing the legalistic view and having a more holistic view sounds about right….

And as one of the commenters on the blog, Maria, has stated:

“I’ve always found it fascinating that so many of the key theologians of the Western tradition were trained as lawyers (Luther and Calvin come to mind). I think those roots not only defined the way we think about salvation, but also influence the argumentative, line-drawing way we so often behave as a church culture.”

I didn’t know that the key theologians were lawyers, but if that’s true it explains a lot.

Anyway, here’s the snippet of the blog from Kingdom Grace.

Moving East The following passage describes the shift I have experienced in my understanding of Scripture. I find it interesting that Eastern Orthodoxy and Anabaptists, both traditions that were marginalized by western christianity, are beginning to become more widely acknowledged for their contributions to doctrine and theology. In the Western churches, both Catholic and Protestant, sin, grace, and salvation are seen primarily in legal terms. God gave human … Read More

via kingdom grace

NEEDING YOUR HELP–VOTE (via “You Will Rise Again”)

My friend Renee… you know her online as lost sheep … has been blogging about spiritual abuse for a while. I mentioned her in one of my Blog Highlights posts.

Now she has entered a competition put on by Pepsi, trying to raise awareness for spiritual abuse. I promised her I’d help her promote her page to get votes, so read below and then help her out – you who are connected to my Tweets and FB feed would have seen these already, but here’s one more for a worthy cause!!!!!!!!!!!

As you know i am working on a community awareness for spiritual abuse—i am gotten accepted into the voting part of the pepsi refresh grant/contest—-voting will take place from today through August 31—and you can vote up to 10 times a day—you can vote by going to this link: or going to Pepsi Refresh on FB application or going to the pepsi refresh website and once you get to the voting part … Read More

via “You Will Rise Again”

For those who just like to get to the point:  Go to and vote for Lost Sheep’s bid to raise the awareness of Spiritual Abuse via a competition put on by Pepsi.  Thanks for helping!