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in the corner

I’ve so been enjoying the February Beautiful series, I decided to keep it going with Lenten Beautiful. This photo is from some prayer time at my church (a 24/7 vigil between Ash Wednesday and First Sunday of Lent).

Final Beauty

Final Beauty

Beauty will save the world. -Dostoevsky, The Idiot I read these words recently not in Dostoevsky, but in an article in Conversations Journal (no longer published, but its vol 14.2 if you are interested). The article was part of a whole issue entitled “Created to Create” (which has a beautiful array of pieces about art, beauty … Continue reading

Lent

Lent

Preparing for Lent this week (the penitential season of 40 days before Easter), I read the following words in our church’s weekly bulletin, written by our Deacon. A very simple explanation of a very profound experience, they capture how the church calendar mimics, defines and elevates the human experience. There’s a place in Christianity for … Continue reading

Katniss Everdeen and gratitude

Katniss Everdeen: [to her baby] Did you have a nightmare? I have nightmares, too. Someday I’ll explain it to you, why they came, why they won’t ever go away, but I’ll tell you how I survive it. I make a list in my head… of all the good things I’ve seen someone do. Every little … Continue reading

The mid-winter blahs

The mid-winter blahs

A little purple sparkle nail polish should banish the mid-winter blahs! This post is part of a series February Beautiful; you can also see other posts with photos. 

Hearts in the sand

Hearts in the sand

These images of little hearts in the sand (from a recent beach trip) seem like a pure gift… This post is part of a series February Beautiful; you can also see other posts with photos. 

winter wonderland

winter wonderland

It has been a wild (and beautiful) weather week here!   This post is part of a series, February Beautiful; you can also see other posts with photos. 

broken

broken

This post is part of a series, February Beautiful; you can also see other posts with photos. 

Hope’s Two Daughters

Hope’s Two Daughters

    I first heard this quote in church on Sunday (Feb 12, 2017). Then I found this gorgeous image on JusticeUnbound, part of a sermon in response to the shootings in Newton, Ct, 2012. I share it here as part of the series February Beautiful. “Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. … Continue reading