Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sunday Stills Challenge – Photoshop

my daughter’s beautiful eye broken glass – a rock shot out from under the lawnmower & hit our storm door I just love colored glass -especially blues and greens ! Swallowtail in black and white Saturated orange mushroom

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, July 28, 2013

Readings for Sunday, July 28, 2013 In today’s readings, we learn of God’s great mercy and goodness to those who love Him.  In the first reading, God shows incredible patience and mercy in the dialog with Abraham. If only there … Continue reading

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Lost Sheep

This is my favorite artistic rendering of the Good Shepherd and the lost lamb.  To me, it shows Christ’s immense love for us, and the great lengths He will go to – to try to rescue us and to bring … Continue reading

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Getting My House and Yard in Order

My sad pantry after the kids have been in and out of it multiple times a day getting snacks, packing picnic lunches, etc. Here are a couple before and after shots – I’ve been working to get my house in … Continue reading

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Theology of the Body in a Nutshell

For anyone who has heard the phrase, “Theology of the Body” and has wondered what this teaching it is all about, here is a great article written by a friend of mine on the subject.  It is being taught in … Continue reading

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The Practice of the Presence of God

an excerpt from my reading this morning – Good stuff! From one of Brother Lawrence’s letters :We have an infinitely good God who knows what we need.  I have always believed that He would allow you to be reduced to … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, July 21, 2013

Readings for Sunday, July 21, 2013 The second reading today, from Paul’s letter to the Colossians, bears a puzzling sentence – one that, I’m sure the different Christian religions may disagree on in terms of interpretation.  “Now I rejoice in … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills Challenge – Red

Haven’t participated in awhile – had fun looking for interesting red things this week:

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The Best Things About July

For me, the best things about July are: my dad’s birthday lots of red, white and blue everywhere blackberries on homemade vanilla ice cream iced tea with mint sprigs barefootin’ staying outside until dark dragonflies and more dragonflies kids’ lemonade … Continue reading

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For a Fellow Blogger

(I just viewed my post AFTER posting it.  I apologize for the racy advertisement prior to the music video – not what I wanted to post!  Please stay tuned for the song.  It’s worth it.) Know that you have not … Continue reading

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