Friday, February 26, 2016

Cambridge Reflections - Anglophile Friday


This is not what I had originally intended to write about for this Anglophile Friday post, but I could not look at this photo after uploading it from my camera card without seeing such a striking analogy of the believer's life in Christ. How much do we truly reflect his character? Is his spirit evident to others, or would people be shocked to hear that we call ourselves Christ followers? Something to think about. Well, something for me to think about, anyway.

 King's College entrance
Cambridge







 King's College Chapel, r.

"And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord, the Spirit." - 2 Corinthians 3:18


 "...the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things." - Galatians 5:19-23


More Cambridge photos another time.


Linking to: Weekend Reflection



Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!

Judy

40 comments:

podso said...

Wonderful reflections on the reflection! And beautiful new header. Have a good weekend.

Arlene Grimm said...

I know that the spires of the churches were to point to heaven and remind men that God was the greatest need of life. I read a book by Rumer Godden ( I believe it was In this House of Brede) where she notes that when skyscrapers climbed past the church spires, life began to change. I had never thought about that Judy but it does strike a chord of man thinking he no longer needs God in this day and time. Thanks for posting your Friday photos. I so enjoy them...and that candy store, Lollies and Licorice. Cute name!!

Darla Mae said...

Morning Judy,
Very thought-provoking words. I am glad you wrote them and I do think that there are way too many times I do not reflect that I follow Christ...or am trying to. I will keep your photo in my mind and ask myself exactly what am I reflecting in my words and actions. Thanks for the photos and something to really think about.

I'm Darlene who recently sent my sister a gift certificate for soap. I hope she chooses soon so I can see what she likes. We are so different for being sisters. :-) Have a great weekend!

Susie said...

Judy, You tricked me ...I thought mmm, what does candy have to do with this post..LOL, then I saw the reflection. I was going to say, the building is an awesome structure....and it is. I always thoughts the bell towers and spires wanted us to look up to heaven...where God awaits. I want more God and a Lollie would be nice too. Blessings, xoxo,Susie

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

Judy, your words and photos tell a beautiful story today! I will remember your post as I try to make my reflection more Christ like. ♥

Karen S. said...

A most lovely post this is. All incredible shots, especially your first photo.

Linda Kay said...

Great job with the reflection on the window. And beautiful photos as well.

Sandra said...

beautiful reflections in those windows and from your heart to our heart.

Lowcarb team member said...

That reflection, and thoughts, lovely.
Well done.

Wishing you a peaceful weekend

All the best Jan

Mike @ A Bit About Britain said...

Simply wonderful, CM. Have a lovely weekend - stay warm!!

L. D. said...

The college was neat to see. At first I thought it was a church and then I realize that it was a college with a chapel attached to it. Beautiful set of structures.

BeachGypsy said...

Very good post! Love the photos too

Debbie said...

Wonderful reflections!! And a beautiful college, it reminds me of Duke University, you represented it nicely in your images!!

genie said...

As I am looking at your pictures, I am wearing my worn and tattered Oxford University sweatshirt. I cannot believe that it has held together so long. The words from Galatians are beautiful as are your photos of Kings College Cambridge. Your pictures of the churches and cathedrals are all stunning. I love looking at them.

~Pam~ said...

Great post and I so enjoyed all of the photos!
Have a lovely Weekend.

~Pam

http://pamlivelearnlove.blogspot.com/

Cheryl said...

Beautiful life application in this week's Anglophile Friday!! Lots to ponder...

Jim said...

Beautiful architecture. Great reflections.
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Vee said...

When your post popped into my inbox, I grinned just to think that I would be reading something good from Cranberry Morning. I see that you have moved on to spring in your thinking...that header! (I hope that your world doesn't look that fantastic already because I am going to be jealous.) Thank you for the tremendous scriptures!

Sandi said...

Fantasic capture! And inspiring words...

Carla from The River said...

Thank you, Judy!
Great post!

James said...

Wonderful reflections!!!

Daniela said...

I feel so charmed by the new header of yours ... and as for your reflections amongst quotes and words, well I'm simply grateful to you, my darling Judy !
Sending blessings on the remainder of your weekend
with so much love
Dany

Rose said...

Beautiful building...

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

Such lovely photos to reflect what we should ask ourselves every day. This has been on my heart and mind alot lately...the early church, and revivals here and there have been so full of the power and anointing of God / wouldn't it be wonderful if this was a daily thing in our lives and how to make that happen.
I've had some wonderful spiritual experiences over time but not enough to overflow to others...I need to clear the channel is the only way that I can think of it? There's too much dross / like a dam built up in a stream or something :(

Elizabeth@ Pine Cones and Acorns said...

Beautiful. So happy to have found you!

Anita Johnson said...

I love that first photo. We are reading the New Testament as a church with out chapters or verses...its been excellent. I'm always stunned to see a passage I memorized in the middle of a letter...I forget more context than I think. More of Him, less of me... Thanks!

Linda said...

Ed Young of Fellowship Church in Grapevine Texas was where I first heard the term 'Christ Followers.' I love the saying I heard long ago - "If I am ever accused of being a Christian, I hope there will be enough evidence to convict me!'

Lorraine Erickson said...

I was there just yesterday - makes my heart sing every time I go to Cambridge and see that beautiful architecture....and I got to see Stephen Hawking also....plus the stage show of Hairspray - yesterday was a FAB day!!!

Chel at Sweetbriar Dreams said...

I am going there later in the year to re-live some past memories. I love the sweet shop - perfect for the students! xx

Shelia said...

Hi Judy! Love the reflection and the beautiful church! I too, love the term 'Christ Followers'. We were in England last September and mentioned going to Cambridge but we didn't make it. I'll be looking forward to more snaps. Thanks so much for popping in to see me.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

You are so right Judy, we must Be Christ followers in actions as well as name.
We spent a memorable weekend in Cambridge so it is lovely to visit again through your photos.
I will read your verses now before I get out of bed and get ready for work!
Enjoy your week.
Shane

"E." "Beth" Edwards said...

i love your header shot, that caught me right off the bat. love a rural farm scene any day. love the window reflection too. gorgeous!! hope you are good this week. ( :

Tom said...

I love all the spires and the reflections are a great touch

Bill Nicholls said...

You know I have been to Cambridge a few times with work having to fix or intall equipment but have never had the tim eto look round the place. Hopefully when I retire though it it is like Oxford I mightgive it a miss.

J_on_tour said...

Wonderful reflection and thoughts. The only time I've been to Cambridge was when I stopped off on the way to North East London for a residential weekend. It was a long walk to photograph Kings College Chapel from the other side.

ladyfi said...

Wonderful shots of my old Alma Mater!

** Podr├│┼╝niczka ** said...

This church is unique.
I cordially greet the Polish far.
Voyager:) *

Anita Diaz said...

Wow, what wonderful photos!! I've been to England but only to two RAF bases, so would love to visit for real:-) Thanks for stopping by Far Above Rubies:-)

Denise said...

lovely photos.

thehiddenpanorama.com said...

its a thoughtful relfection

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