The Lorax took a stand! There were some trees to be saved and The Lorax saved them! (If you don’t remember the book, The Lorax by Dr. Seuss, I recommend reading it…. actually there are a lot of children’s books that should be read by adults, but that is a post for another day…) We … Continue reading Everybody has to be one…..
It has been said that a thin place is a place where the boundary between heaven and earth is especially thin. It’s a place where we can sense the divine more readily. I was fascinated by this definition when I first heard of it, because you see, I have experienced these ‘thin places.’ I think we … Continue reading Ever Been There?
I snapped this pic because it reminded me that as beautiful as the rose is, there are thorns close by. There is always pain hidden in our joy, and joy and beauty within our sorrows. Continue reading The Rose and The Thorns
I stumbled across this on my lawn a couple of days ago. We had some winds the night before, and this little nest was probably knocked out of the tree that it was in. It made me sad to think of all of the effort that the mama bird put into carefully constructing the nest, and … Continue reading Some Things Are Just Not Meant To Be
“The chair asks that the House now observe a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the terrorist attack in Orlando,” Ryan said. As he crossed his chest and bowed his head, most of the chamber followed suit. But a handful of Democrats walked out. (Washington Post) When I first heard this … Continue reading Very, very disturbing…
We all know people who are so easy to label. Sally, what a pessimist, you never want her around because she brings everyone down. Mark, truly a narcissist, can’t even have a conversation that isn’t centered around him. Doug, so happy-go-lucky, fun to have at parties, but no real substance there. And, Dawn, such a … Continue reading The Lens Through Which We See
Isn’t it amazing what we can do with a simple photo app? The peony is from my garden, but I wanted to play. I love watercolor and with a quick free download, my photo is now painter’s masterpiece! Here is the original: It’s so easy to disguise ourselves. In efforts to hide who we truly … Continue reading Before and After
(This post is a little longer than most, but these feelings run deep, so thanks for stopping by) Eucharist Mystery, Miracle, Magic We have come so far in our understanding of Eucharist, or have we? (I deliberately did not use ‘the’ before the word Eucharist….poetic license) I’d like to think that all the rules and regulations regarding … Continue reading What is Eucharist?
So….today a second grade girl approached me and said, “I like your necklace!” I said, “Thanks!” She said, “Do you want to know what my motto is?” I said, “Your motto??? Sure” She said, “This is my motto: TOO MUCH BLING???? NO SUCH THING!!!“ Absolute truth, I promise! I think I have a new … Continue reading Sometimes there are no words!