Tag Archives: nature

HaPpY TREES!!

This week we celebrated Earth Day. Virginia has posted numerous times on the day (click here to read last year’s #EarthDay post) but today here’s a celebration of trees from this tree groupie to tree groupies around the world… “Be … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Transformative Time Grooves

Encountered an inspirational quote on Instagram today that definitely deserves a share. And for some reason pink flamingos make Virginia happy, maybe these will have same effect on you… “You can’t give your life more time, so give the time … Continue reading

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PERSISTENCE GROOVES

Today Virginia is contemplating persistence. (Something certain impatient redheads are not very good at.) But dang it all, persistence pays (so they say.) Keep on going. Don’t give up. Fail. Fail. Fail. Get back up and try again. Not easy … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Seeking (waterfalls of) Beauty

With things looking grim here in the USA and around the world, Virginia thought a few doses of waterfall beauty might lift our hearts a bit. It may seem a little weird seeking beauty when times are tough, but that’s … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: Conduits of God’s Grandeur

A part of Advent is opening our hearts and lives to God’s presence, to God’s glory. Amidst challenges the extent of God’s grandeur may be shrouded in mists of confusion and doubt. But, God’s glory – like God’s love – … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: BE NOT AFRAID!

God tells us many times in Scriptures “fear not” and “do not be afraid.” Angel Gabriel also told Mary, “Do not be afraid, Mary…” (Luke 1:30) Be not afraid! But there’s so much (so very much) to be afraid of … Continue reading

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Fall (Gasp-Gorgeous) TREES and LEAVES!

Last week Virginia and her brother Dwight enjoyed another staycation daytripping close to home. We had plotted driving several hours to the mountains to see fall leaves, but found plenty of fall colors right outside our front door. One of … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

“The eternal refrain of decision is: Today, today.” Søren Kierkegaard Sometimes indecisiveness throttles our forward momentum. We can’t decide what to do, so we dither about on the edge of possibility. When my brother and I recently visited Windsor Castle Park … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Eternity’s Sunrise (& butterflies!)

“He who binds himself to a joy, does the winged life destroy; but he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in eternity’s sunrise.” William Blake Reading this quote this morning made me pause and reflect. Occasionally glimpses of … Continue reading

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Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion

“May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien On a sunny, windy day my brother Dwight and I zoomed up to visit the Wind, Waves and Light … Continue reading

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