Monthly Archives: November 2014

Starting an Advent Box of Christmas Treasures

Sometimes a Christmas card is a treasure we want to keep in a memory box…  🙂 Here’s one for you…  still have a tiny magic trinket box somewhere in my closet, reminding me that oftentimes wonder comes in small packages. … Continue reading

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Thanks-giving Ode

At this time of giving thanks It remains unreal to think of you gone from us now. Behind Heaven’s door, so early, somehow… It seems so many moments catch me unawares… so many when I find tears stirring lump within … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thou hast given so much to me, Give one thing more —  a grateful heart; Not thankful when it pleaseth me, As if Thy blessings had spare days, But such a heart whose pulse may be Thy praise. ~George Herbert … Continue reading

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Hand in hand With Spirit Wind

This is a post that has been simmering in me for over a month now… but I just couldn’t seem to put it into words for you until now… (Notice the way even the trees seem to be ‘holding hands’ … Continue reading

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When you take a leap of faith…and offer up a dream

The Art of Notes By Hand… When words are written on paper and cards, they remain to savor encourage, invite, over and again. Especially at Christmas. . So, um, I have a confession to make. Something in me cringes every … Continue reading

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White is the color of hope

a snowy day psalm   As I sit before my windows, visiting with you this morn Father, Christmas-red cardinals dart here, there, circling the flaming treetops with their ribbons of cheer.  Celebration seems in their winging, as if beside themselves … Continue reading

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Hope glows

my latest Christmas card * . Then another Angel, carrying a gold censer, came and stood at the Altar. He was given a great quantity of incense so that he could offer up the prayers of all the holy people … Continue reading

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Your thoughts?

It seems I’ve been ensconced in holly and bows, knee deep in mounds of snow, waltzing to carols of frosted windowpanes all week.  In these last days, outside my window, the Autumn world has turned to frosted pumpkin sugar cake… … Continue reading

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The place where fret seeps out…

a psalm on radiance   The hourglass is sifting sands while broad strokes of pink deepen and brush the blue sky this eve.  It seems to stop and linger above and behind the willowy rich and dark silhouettes of uplifted … Continue reading

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10,000 Reasons to Bless the Lord, O My Soul…

Recently, I wrote about a tender, touching moment when a four year old boy I know and love spontaneously burst into a worship chorus in our midst, led by the Holy Spirit more than he could possibly understand  ( see … Continue reading

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