Love In The Sky

On this date, 91 years ago, my grandparents united in marriage. I reflected on their love today while viewing interlocking heart shaped clouds.  The warmth of love encompassed my surroundings.       In honor of their love and the 2 weddings I will be attending this week, I share one of  Gavin’s poem from…
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Regal White Lily

An Easter lily is a fragrant, trumpet-shaped blossom representing Christ’s resurrection. It speaks of purity  and grace.  Representing a new birth or new life, such as when one comes to Christ. The spiritual essence of Easter. Churches bank their altars surrounding a cross with masses of Easter lilies to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ…
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Icy Adventure

Ms. Cardinal has been so enthralled by her luxurious bath that she seems to hardly notice the icy layers in the surrounding water.  It has been a long winter and this open water must feel heavenly on this overcast morning.   Mr. Cardinal clothed in scarlet protected her by watching and waiting in the nearby…
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Everybody Is Going Through Something

This morning a maintenance man arrived to my home to fix a household issue. When I opened the door, I greeted him with a smile  and proceeded to say, ” Welcome, did you notice that it is warmer outside?”  He looked at me like I was nuts to say a winter morning in Minnesota appeared…
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Festive Napkin Folding

Many Christmas festivities are centered around decorations. The Christmas tree is decorated and the stockings are hung.  Time to start thinking about a festive table napkin.   I enjoyed taking square napkins and making them into a tree shape. Take a 20 x 20 square napkin: fold in half and then half again.  You may use…
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