"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

An Assembly Of Fishermen: Preparing Your Boat


Before the fishermen set out, the boats and nets are prepared:



All must be sea-worthy.


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They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.

For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

Psalm 107. 23 – 25



2 responses

  1. Those boats look rather small in light of where they are headed … it must require a good dose of faith coupled with the hope that you spoke of previously.

    February 13, 2011 at 10:28 am

    • Yes, the boats look minute as they bob around on the open sea. To compound their vulnerability by darkness seems almost brave beyond belief. Those waters, where the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean meet, are unpredictable and all-to-often deadly…

      February 13, 2011 at 10:34 am

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