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Grace to all who enter here

On that Day, all the horses’ harness bells will be inscribed “Holy to God.” The cooking pots in the Temple of God will be as sacred as chalices and plates on the altar. In fact, all the pots and pans … Continue reading

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Summer Sparklers

The kitchen was abuzz with 4th of July dinner party chatter, everyone gathering round the island to fill  plates high.  Mine full, I glanced over at the bay seating.  Somewhat unusually, all the little kids had it pegged first. Hmm… … Continue reading

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God Shed His Grace on Thee

America, America… And crown our good, once more, with brotherhood, O LORD… from sea to shining sea… Happy 4th, America! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—  for kings … Continue reading

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When you need a moment of refreshing…

 A Pretty Landscape Can Whisk You Away Like a Mini-Vacation Each Time You Look at It “Punting on the Magdalen,” River Cherwell at Magdalen College (University of Oxford), Oxford, England – now available in my newest gallery (to the right), … Continue reading

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A Table Set Before Us

What’s the best thing in the world? June-rose, by May-dew impearled; Sweet south-wind, that means no rain; Truth, not cruel to a friend; Pleasure, not in haste to end; Beauty, not self-decked and curled Till its pride is over-plain; Love, … Continue reading

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A Rose for you on Mom’s Day

Nobody knows this little Rose — It might a pilgrim be Did I not take it from the ways And lift it up to thee. Only a Bee will miss it — Only a Butterfly, Hastening from far journey — … Continue reading

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Oh Baby! Celebrating Moms and the Merry Month of May

“No,” she responded, after considering my using one of her photos as a “model” for a baby portrait idea and running it by the child’s parents.   I wasn’t soliciting a commission, simply admiring the sweet snapshot for something I wanted … Continue reading

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