Credit Where It Is Due

Credit Where It is Due

I like to make photographs, and I enjoy being praised for what I have done. But God teaches a different attitude, one of thankfulness and humility. He pointed that out to me recently. I DO NOT MAKE THESE PHOTOGRAPHS ALONE. I didn't create the light, or the technology which makes photography possible. I didn't buy my camera, it was a gift from my husband. I didn't give myself the ability to see through the camera in order to make an image which others find pleasing. It is right to use what I have been given to the best of my ability, but it is wrong to take credit for what I have not done. God made the light, the elements which are used to manufacture the camera, and the world from which these images come. He has given me gifts: people to teach me, eyes to see with, and a brain to process information. I am thankful for these gifts. He deserves all the praise, not I.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

An Award!

I was given the Illuminating Blogger Award for illuminating, informative blog content by C. J. at If you like food, check out her blog!
Thank you, C. J.!

I am supposed to share one random fact about myself with you, my readers.
I had to think about that for a while,
My favorite stories when I was small were in two books which my mother read to me over and over--
The House At Pooh Corner
by A. A. Milne, with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
I still have copies of these books on my bookshelf!

There! I guess that could be more than one fact, but I hope it/they are random enough!

Next, I am to pass the award on to at least five illuminating, informative bloggers. 
This is difficult, because every blog I read is illuminating or informative in some way; 
there are so many wonderful, creative, intelligent, educated, caring, loving people in blogland!
But I either had to choose, or give one to everyone, and go to each of their blogs, and leave a comment.....
So, because I am not that ambitious, I choose:
Buttons at Buttons Thoughts
Hildred at daybyday
Sarah (Nikki) at Gentle Recovery
Maggie at Nuts in May
Hop on over to their blogs and say "Hi!"


becky said...

Congratulations on your Illumination Award and thanks so much for handing off the award to me, Louise! I am honored to be chosen :) You've always been a mentor and illuminator for me :)

I have a "Leibster" award in the wings, waiting to be posted, so, perhaps I can do both awards on the same post.
Awards mean a little homework...

Buttons said...

Congratulations on your award Dimple your blog always illuminate and informs me.
Thank you for nominating me for this award but I have decided not to accept awards on my blog it was a very hard decision but I find it to stressful to pass them on to so very few bloggers as you know.
I am so happy you liked reading my Train to Vancouver series and yes I will be writing about Vancouver and Victoria in the near future.
Congratulations again and Thank you. B

Maggie May said...

Many thanks for the award. I am highly honoured. However, I must warn you that I'm not very good at passing the awards on. Might be a good while till I do that.
Maggie X

Nuts in May

Sarah (Nikki) said...

congrats Dimple on the award and thank you for choosing me to have it too. I love Pooh....there's something so simple and gentle about the pooh stories. wishing you a beautiful day out there.....

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to you, and for choosing me. I always love coming here to see your beautiful photos, and words.

Hildred and Charles said...

Congratulations Dimple, - you are most deserving of this lovely award, and I do thank you for nominating me to receive it as well. I feel very honoured.

stardust said...

Congratulations on the Award, Dimple. Though my blog is award-free, I like to visit the awarded blog and find something special. Keep up making us inspired with your light.

EG CameraGirl said...

Congratulations, Dimple!