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Sunflowers in August 2022

Sunflowers in August 2022

The Sunflowers are BLOOMING! In the past two weeks, our sunflowers have brightened so many spots in our flower beds. Given the hard rain we are expecting, they might be past their prime sooner rather than later.  Between them and the black-eyed Susans, I look a more...

Headlines and Personal Examples

Headlines and Personal Examples

A Personal Headline Of all today’s headlines that upset me, here’s: The Queen missed the opening of Parliament . . . this is was a big headline for me!  The U.K.'s Parliament opens for the first time in six decades without the queen Throughout my life she has been a...

A Shadow over the Rape of  Ukraine

A Shadow over the Rape of Ukraine

Daily, I feel like I am watching a slow-motion rape of an independent nation by another --  even as news reports the fierce Ukrainian  resistance  and all nations in the world save four condemned the brutal assault.   For all the Bible I say I know,  why do I keep...

Another Yellow Cat

Another Yellow Cat

Yes, I have added another yellow cat to my collection.  Maybe it’s the red, and yellow, and orange colors? Or, is it the idea of a naughty little creature just doing what comes naturally?  Perhaps what intrigues me are the tiny goldfish who sense . . .  SEE . . ....

The Day After

The Day After

The day after Easter is not unlike the day after Christmas.  For those who are fortunate enough to have it off, — and once upon a time, many, many people did — it’s a day of recovery, reflections, and reconnoitering.  A Day of Recovery I have been recovering from two...

Base Ingratitudes

Base Ingratitudes

A recent Lenten meditation “inspired”  my most recent painting. (Art & Theology: Lent, Day 20.) Then, a phrase, BASE INGRATITUDES,  from a favorite old book became its name. The figure in Caitlin Connolly’s  painting is carrying something — and in these past four...

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