Category Archives: Quotes

Snapshot & Whatnot: An (owlish) April Visitor

Last week whilst recovering from surgery & flu blues, we had a special visitor in the back-est regions of our backyard… A Barred Owl!!  As often happens, just as I prepared to take a closer pic (crunching through the brush) … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Broken World Beauty

Here’s a quickie pic taken last year while visiting the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Snapshot: U.S. Botanical Garden Conservatory & Whatnot: “Finding beauty in a broken world is creating beauty in the world we find.” Terry Tempest Williams (author … Continue reading

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beauteous wayside sacraments (quickie quote!)

On this last Friday of Lent, here’s a quickie quote to challenge our hearts. “Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in … Continue reading

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Cloudy Day Son-Shine

A quickie quote for us to mind-munch on this cloudy Lenten Friday… “I cannot feel That all is well, when darkening clouds conceal The shining sun; But then, I know He lives and loves; and say, since it is so, … Continue reading

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all through the night

Sometimes night swirls around us with a darkness so dishearteningly deep, it’s hard to sleep. But, God is with us in our bleakest, darkest moments with lanterns of hope. “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of … Continue reading

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Gelato? Ice Cream? (inspirational splurges)

While visiting Italy awhile back, one of my travel buddies was really into Gelato, the Italian version of ice cream that bursts with flavor.  As we visited each city, town, village, (neighborhood), she had to sample the local gelato. It … Continue reading

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Snowtime Flexibilities

I don’t know about you, but cold weather makes me cold. Really cold weather makes me really cold.  Like this cardinal, I want to take flight – but under warm blankets (wake me up in the spring!) “Spring will come … Continue reading

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