Monthly Archives: March 2015

Gift #798: Easter Blessings – Sin and Righteousness

It’s Easter week and I thought we might share the time leading up to Easter reflecting upon various aspects of the cross.  I’ve noticed in popular culture, as well as in many church settings, that the cross is used as … Continue reading

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Gift #797: March Rabbit

Once upon a time, a white rabbit made his home in the heart of a lovely garden.  His family had lived there for generations and he had a fine rabbit hole, paneled in the richest oak and filled with comfortable … Continue reading

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Gift #796: March Artist

Since it’s almost the end of March, I thought we should have our monthly artist feature for Marjolein Bastin!  What happened to March?  I can’t believe it’s going to be April next week.  Hopefully the weather will start to get … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 5

Well, it’s the final day of the challenge.  I was intimidated about joining in when I received the invitation because I hadn’t done anything like this before, but I’ve really enjoyed it and am rather sad that it’s ending already.  … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 4

After we’ve explored the trunks of trees and wandered up their limbs, we’ll now explore leaves.  I must confess that leaves are in short supply right now.  I did find these Heuchera leaves in the garden.  Last year’s growth is … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 3

From the trunks of trees, let your eyes travel upward and gaze upon their magnificent spread of limbs. Trees always seemed to me to be living sculptures, carved from breathing wood, a trunk splintered into a thousand branchy shards.  Each … Continue reading

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Gift #795: Daffodils in the garden

Yesterday was truly a blessed day.  There were bluebirds at the window and daffodils in the garden.  That sounds like a song title.  Hmm… but I digress.  After months of waiting, the very first flower unfurled its petals and emerged … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 2

Yesterday’s post of papery dried hydrangeas were a study in the delicate graces of nature.  In today’s post we will gravitate to the other extreme for a closer look at thick, strong texture – namely tree bark.  I’m no stranger … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 1

I’ve been invited to participate in my first ever blog challenge!  (Pause for a moment of cheering!)  The challenge is to create five consecutive posts of black and white photography that you have taken recently.   I was invited by my … Continue reading

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Gift #794: Bluebird at my window

For the past few days the thrill of birdsong fills the air in the mornings.  When I leave for work, their sweet voices are murmuring “good mornings” and even though I rarely spy them, I take great comfort in their … Continue reading

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