cleftRock

On Monday, we left for a place called cleftRock to get away as a family so Dad and John could unwind from their most recent trip to Sudan and also to kind of prepare for my upcoming trip to Thailand. cleftRock is a retreat center for pastors and missionaries and their families. It is a wonderful, beautiful, and peaceful place set back deep into the woods. We had a great time together taking walks, listening to the birds, praying, eating junk food, playing games and of course, taking pictures 🙂 . Below are some of the over 100 photos my brother, John, and I shot while on a walk together.  I took most of them because, well, I was a little bit hoggish with the camera that day 🙂 . But we had a very special brother – sister time together. 

If you like any of the pictures we would really appreciate that you do not use them without our permission. I hope you enjoy looking at them as much as we enjoyed taking them! God bless! 

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The house we stayed in

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This was the perfect name for our little hideaway 

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John took this close up of the Iris – It was one of the only Iris’ there still in bloom

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John wanted to take a shot of the parking sign 🙂 He has a good eye cause I certainly wouldn’t have thought of it! 

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I really like this pic of a fence that John took too

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I took this one 🙂

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John took this great picture

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cleftRock was started by a couple who wanted to give pastors and missionaries a place to find rest, counsel, and quiet. Their own son was a missionary along with his wife and children in South America. Back in 2003 he was killed by guerilla rebels. His parents brought his body back to cleftRock to be buried at his favorite spot on the property. The next few photos are of his grave site and of the place surrounding it that was made for people to come to think and reflect. His family is still serving as  missionaries in South America. 

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6 Responses

  1. Great pictures Megan 🙂 Love U
    Jocelyn

  2. Your pictures are beautiful. I love you, Aunt Emily

  3. Really nice pictures! You both have a good eye for what would make a nice picture.

  4. Hey…great pictures….they look professional!

  5. Very nice pictures, Meghan! 🙂 ~Svetlana D.

  6. Megan, these are really lovely pictures and you’ve captured the peaceful beauty of cleftRock very well! I help cleftRock with their office work so I occasionally Google cleftRock just to see what comes up. You have a beautiful webpage.

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