Monthly Archives: July 2021

Love Me, Love My Music (or at least my LOVE of music)

Here is a hint how to touch my heart. ❀ Continue reading

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Take Me Away…..

Ever feel like just getting away from it all? I feel like that at the moment! I am pleased with this practice painting, though! My first palm trees had leaves that all blurred together. I got a little better with … Continue reading

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Vision

The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs. Vance Havner I found this quote and it spoke to me. My vision for my watercolor … Continue reading

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Bloom (Despite) Where You’re Planted!

Volunteer Hollyhocks growing between the concrete and the patio pavers. They are thriving despite their location! In spite of discouragement and adversity, those who are happiest seem to have a way of learning from difficult times, becoming stronger, wiser and … Continue reading

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Choose Your People

I used to think life could be shared with anyone, but now I know choosing the right people is pretty important. Bob Goff in “Love Does” I am about halfway through the latest audio book by Bob Goff, “Love Does”.  … Continue reading

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Patience Pays Off!

You cannot expect miracles to happen overnight. Be patient, be loving, and little by little the change you seek will come. Leon Brown I was absolutely delighted this morning when I went outside to find that my eyeliner lilies were … Continue reading

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Friendship

A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have. Irish Proverb

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There is a time for everything

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8King James Version 3Β To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2Β A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up … Continue reading

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Love Letter to My Gardens (or Why Gardening is Better Than Dating)

After a very brief foray into the world of online dating, I have decided that I will stick to my flower and vegetable gardens. I’m sure there are some lovely gentlemen out there in the land of match.com and zoosk, … Continue reading

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Blessed Night

If there were no night, we would not appreciate the day, nor could we see the stars and the vastness of the heavens. We must partake of the bitter with the sweet. There is a divine purpose in the adversities … Continue reading

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Love Them Anyway

People are unrealistic, illogical and self-centered. Love them anyway. Mother Teresa I recently finished listening to the audiobook Everybody, Always by Bob Goff. I sincerely enjoyed it and can’t wait to hear his latest, Love Does when it is available … Continue reading

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