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View from a Hawaiian Submarine

Looking out from the Hawaiian transport to the submarine

Looking back onto the beach

Surfers by the submarine

Looking at Diamondhead from the submarine transport boat

Looking back on Waikiki beach

enjoying the view from the transport

A beautiful sunny day for a boat ride

making waves

Looking at Diamondhead from the transport boat

Flying the flags

birds-eye-view from the transport boat

Further from shore

They mistakenly thought that they found diamonds on Diamondhead

a boat that marks the submarine site

The submarine is surfacing

Coming to the surface

up close

out at sea

preparing to enter the submarine

Down the hatch

One of our compatriots preparing to descend into the sub

final glimpse of the beach as we are descending into the sub

colour begins to change as we descend

Looking out the submarine windows

At 100 feet down, everything looks blue

underwater life

Looking out the submarine window

Reefs created to give safe habitat to smaller fish

The fish are drawn to these shelters

Strategically located to rebuild fish life

not what I would have expected, but certainly effective

fellow submariners

joyfully blue at 100 feet down

a sunken ship which serves as a fish habitat

No, this is not the Titanic ūüėČ

My navy frogman uncle Don used to dive for sunken treasure in the Caribbean

It is interesting how underwater life reshapes sunken ships

Holding my breath until I turn blue

As we ascend, the blue colour is starting to become lighter

quite an underwater adventure

no mermaids in sight

The colours are gradually returning as we are coming back up

A final underwater ship

Definitely shipwrecked

Back up top

Saying ‘farewell’ to our sub

Heading back to shore

Flags flying as we head back to the beach

Our sub resubmerged with its next group of curious tourists

Back on shore after our submarine adventure

P. S. Click this Amazon link to view for free the first two chapters of our new novel Blue Sky.

‚ÄúI‚Äôm afraid there‚Äôs been an accident‚Ķ‚ÄĚ

12bdf6ff-3021-4e73-bccd-bc919398d1a0-7068-0000031133e7b4d9Sandy Brown and her family have just moved to Spokane, Washington where her husband, Scott, is pastoring a new church. With a fresh start, Sandy is determined to devote more time to her four children. But, within weeks of settling in their new life, the Brown family is plunged into turmoil.

Sandy receives shocking news that her children aren’t safe, which brings back haunting memories of the trauma she experienced as a girl. Then, the unthinkable happens…

A brutal attack puts Sandy on the brink of losing everything she’s loved. Her faith in God and the family she cherishes are pushed to the ultimate limit.

Is healing possible when so many loved ones are hurt? Are miracles really possible through the power of prayer? Can life return to the way it was before?

Blue Sky reveals how a mother’s most basic instinct isn’t for survival… but for family.

If you’re a fan of Karen Kingsbury, then you’ll love Blue Sky. Get your copy today on paperback or  kindle.

-Click to check out our marriage book For Better For Worse: discovering the keys to a lasting relationship on Amazon. You can even read the first two chapters for free to see if the book speaks to you.

-The sequel book¬†Restoring Health: body, mind¬†and spirit¬†is available online with Amazon.com in both¬†paperback¬†and¬†ebook¬†form.¬†¬†Dr. JI Packer wrote the foreword, saying ‚ÄúI heartily commend what he has written.‚ÄĚ The book focuses on strengthening a new generation of healthy leaders. Drawing on examples from Titus‚Äô healthy leadership in the pirate island of Crete, it shows how we can embrace a holistically healthy life.

In Canada, Amazon.ca has the book available in paperback and ebook. It is also posted on Amazon UK (paperback and ebook), Amazon France (paperback and ebook), and Amazon Germany (paperback and ebook).

Restoring Health is also available online on Barnes and Noble in both paperback and Nook/ebook form.  Nook gives a sample of the book to read online.

Indigo also offers the paperback and the Kobo ebook version.  You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook.

To receive a signed copy within North America, just send a $20 cheque (USD/CAN) to ED HIRD, 102 ‚Äď 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5, Canada.

-Click to purchase the Companion Bible Study by Jan Cox (for the Battle of the Soul of Canada) in both paperback and Kindle on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca 

Indigo also offers the paperback and the Kobo ebook version.  You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook.

To receive a signed copy within North America, just send a $20 cheque (USD/CAN) to ED HIRD, 102 ‚Äď 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5, Canada.

‚ÄstIn order to obtain a signed copy of the prequel book¬†Battle for the Soul of Canada, please send a $18.50 cheque to ED HIRD, 102 ‚Äď 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5. For mailing the book to the USA, please send $20.00 USD.¬† This can also be done by¬†PAYPAL¬†using the e-mail¬†ed_hird@telus.net¬†. Be sure to list your mailing address. The¬†Battle for the Soul of Canada¬†e-book can be obtained for $4.99 CDN/USD.

-Click to purchase the Companion Bible Study by Jan Cox (for the Battle of the Soul of Canada) in both paperback and Kindle on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca 

-The sequel book Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit¬†is available online with Amazon.com in both¬†paperback¬†and¬†ebook¬†form.¬†¬†Dr. JI Packer wrote the foreword, saying ‚ÄúI heartily commend what he has written.‚ÄĚ The book focuses on strengthening a new generation of healthy leaders. Drawing on examples from Titus’ healthy leadership in the pirate island of Crete, it shows how we can embrace a holistically healthy life.

In Canada, Amazon.ca has the book available in paperback and ebook. It is also posted on Amazon UK (paperback and ebook), Amazon France (paperback and ebook), and Amazon Germany (paperback and ebook).

Restoring Health is also available online on Barnes and Noble in both paperback and Nook/ebook form.  Nook gives a sample of the book to read online.

Indigo also offers the paperback and the Kobo ebook version.  You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook.

To receive a signed copy within North America, just send a $20 cheque (USD/CAN) to ED HIRD, 102 – 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5, Canada.

‚ÄstIn order to obtain a signed copy of the prequel book Battle for the Soul of Canada, please send a $18.50 cheque to ED HIRD, 102 – 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5. For mailing the book to the USA, please send $20.00 USD.¬† This can also be done by¬†PAYPAL using the e-mail¬†ed_hird@telus.net . Be sure to list your mailing address. The¬†Battle for the Soul of Canada e-book can be obtained for $4.99 CDN/USD.

-Click to purchase the Companion Bible Study by Jan Cox (for the Battle of the Soul of Canada) in both paperback and Kindle on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca 

Glad to be back on dry ground


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More photos from the Hawaii trip

Out on the pier

Aloha

Looking Hawaiian ūüėČ

 

Waikiki Beach

Hawaiian surfing

Enjoying the surf

Looking out from the beach on Diamondhead

 

for better for worse

P. S. Click this Amazon link to view for free the first two chapters of our new novel Blue Sky.

‚ÄúI‚Äôm afraid there‚Äôs been an accident‚Ķ‚ÄĚ

12bdf6ff-3021-4e73-bccd-bc919398d1a0-7068-0000031133e7b4d9Sandy Brown and her family have just moved to Spokane, Washington where her husband, Scott, is pastoring a new church. With a fresh start, Sandy is determined to devote more time to her four children. But, within weeks of settling in their new life, the Brown family is plunged into turmoil.

Sandy receives shocking news that her children aren’t safe, which brings back haunting memories of the trauma she experienced as a girl. Then, the unthinkable happens…

A brutal attack puts Sandy on the brink of losing everything she’s loved. Her faith in God and the family she cherishes are pushed to the ultimate limit.

Is healing possible when so many loved ones are hurt? Are miracles really possible through the power of prayer? Can life return to the way it was before?

Blue Sky reveals how a mother’s most basic instinct isn’t for survival… but for family.

If you’re a fan of Karen Kingsbury, then you’ll love Blue Sky. Get your copy today on paperback or  kindle.

-Click to check out our marriage book For Better For Worse: discovering the keys to a lasting relationship on Amazon. You can even read the first two chapters for free to see if the book speaks to you. 

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-The sequel book¬†Restoring Health: body, mind¬†and spirit¬†is available online with Amazon.com in both¬†paperback¬†and¬†ebook¬†form.¬†¬†Dr. JI Packer wrote the foreword, saying ‚ÄúI heartily commend what he has written.‚ÄĚ The book focuses on strengthening a new generation of healthy leaders. Drawing on examples from Titus‚Äô healthy leadership in the pirate island of Crete, it shows how we can embrace a holistically healthy life.

In Canada, Amazon.ca has the book available in paperback and ebook. It is also posted on Amazon UK (paperback and ebook), Amazon France (paperback and ebook), and Amazon Germany (paperback and ebook).

Restoring Health is also available online on Barnes and Noble in both paperback and Nook/ebook form.  Nook gives a sample of the book to read online.

Indigo also offers the paperback and the Kobo ebook version.  You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook.

To receive a signed copy within North America, just send a $20 cheque (USD/CAN) to ED HIRD, 102 ‚Äď 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5, Canada.

-Click to purchase the Companion Bible Study by Jan Cox (for the Battle of the Soul of Canada) in both paperback and Kindle on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca 

Indigo also offers the paperback and the Kobo ebook version.  You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook.

To receive a signed copy within North America, just send a $20 cheque (USD/CAN) to ED HIRD, 102 ‚Äď 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5, Canada.

‚ÄstIn order to obtain a signed copy of the prequel book¬†Battle for the Soul of Canada, please send a $18.50 cheque to ED HIRD, 102 ‚Äď 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5. For mailing the book to the USA, please send $20.00 USD.¬† This can also be done by¬†PAYPAL¬†using the e-mail¬†ed_hird@telus.net¬†. Be sure to list your mailing address. The¬†Battle for the Soul of Canada¬†e-book can be obtained for $4.99 CDN/USD.

-Click to purchase the Companion Bible Study by Jan Cox (for the Battle of the Soul of Canada) in both paperback and Kindle on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca 

 

 

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