Monthly Archives: May 2011

Can You Guess?

I was quite a busy bee today.  I did something that I’ve been looking forward to doing for months.  I’m tired, but it’s a good tired. I have a satisfying sense of accomplishment – don’t feel like cooking dinner now … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills Challenge – “Potluck”

#1  a mimosa blossom #2 an interesting dead tree

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Feast of the Visitation

Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled … Continue reading

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Remembering our Fallen Heroes

Today is the special day set aside in our country for remembering those who have died while in military service.  I am so grateful to these brave men and women who gave their lives to protect the freedoms that we … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Today’s 2nd Reading: 1 Peter 3:15-18

Beloved: Sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope, but do it with gentleness and reverence, keeping your conscience clear, so that, when … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunday in a Louisiana Marsh

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Sunday Stills Photo Challenge – Weeds and Grasses

a thistle photo I’m rather proud of –

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel John 15: 18-21

Jesus said to his disciples: “If the world hates you, realize that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, and I have … Continue reading

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Some Truly Great Graduates

I read an article today about a very generous high school graduating class that gave me great hope for the future.  This group of seniors donated all of the money set aside for their big graduation bash to the victims … Continue reading

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An Attitude of Gratitude

Oprah had her farewell show yesterday.  I confess.  I watched it.  There are some things she has preached about over the years that I’ve disagreed with, however, I did really appreciate two ways that she has touched my life.  First, … Continue reading

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