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Gift #1193: Redemption and Restoration

I don’t typically share a lot of my personal crisis or difficult circumstances on this platform because I want this space to be a quiet haven of joy, where we can marvel at beauty and ordinary miracles. But recently I … Continue reading

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Gift #1192: A Humboldt Experience

Amid the monuments of stone and marble, our nation’s treasures are curated in a collection of museums at the Smithsonian. There the most fascinating stories are told, but they are narrated with objects instead of words, read with experience, not … Continue reading

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Gifts #1191: A Series of Coincidences

Hello readers, Welcome back to my blog! I was inspired to start writing again to share with you a series of strange coincidences I experienced a few nights ago. We wanted to watch a movie and I suggested that we … Continue reading

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The Fanciful World of J.J. Granville

I’m delighted to pop into the Art Bead Scene blog as guest artist for Art Journey #8. When I received a sneak peak of the Journeys this year, I was instantly drawn to the work of J.J. Granville. I loved … Continue reading

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Gift #1190: Summer Days

Hello everyone and Happy Summer!  I hope this post finds you well.  In my neck of the woods, we have welcomed summer with days of plentiful sunshine and warm temperature, and lots of watering in the garden.  We have tadpoles … Continue reading

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Gift #1189: A Walk in the Woods

Hello and welcome to June.  It feels strange that we’ve already come into the summer months.  The year feels like it’s moving more slowly than the calendar says.  It’s been hard to write and I had started working on this … Continue reading

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Gift #1188: The Great Greening

It has finally arrived.  The trees in our forest have greened up and now you cannot see through the forest for the leaves. The great greening took about two and half days last week.  It was like watching a drama: … Continue reading

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Gift #1187: John Muir and Earth Day

Hello everyone!  As today is Earth Day and this week was John Muir’s birthday, I thought it would be a fitting tribute to include some of my favorite quotes of his in honor of this day.  Muir is one of … Continue reading

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Gift #1186: Happy Easter 2020

Happy Easter everyone!  While this Easter celebration has been quite different, the God we celebrate is not.  He rises and He reigns over sin and death, over all powers, and over all circumstances.  We can rejoice in who God is … Continue reading

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Gift #1185: National Gallery of Art Part 2

Hello everyone!  How are you all doing?  Since we’re all at home and the museums are closed, I thought it would be an opportune time to share with you more pictures from our day at the National Gallery of Art.  … Continue reading

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