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Archive for January 2016


I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.  e.e.cummings When I was a little girl I wondered over the rays of sunshine and how they shone down from…

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I’ve always loved morning time. It’s my time…….mostly. Recently I started running in the mornings. I begin when it’s dark but by the time I’m finished the sun is peeking over the edge of the small hills on my country road. A sunrise is another beginning. Another chance. Another day to love and laugh and…

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Mom’s wait was over one year ago today. Her last breath left her while all of us were gathered around her at home, holding her hands, telling her we love her, crying because we knew we’d miss her, but rejoicing that her fight for breath was finished. We lived in Chattanooga, Tennessee when I was…

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This photo was taken on an extraordinarily beautiful day in September. Septembers are normally hot and humid here in North Alabama but this day was more like a mild Spring day. I noticed a tiny feather stuck on a long blade of grass. A baby bird probably lost it when he took flight from the…

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Today is Epiphany, or Three Kings Day. Epiphany is an ancient celebration of the revelation of God to mankind in the person of Jesus Christ. It is commonly linked to the story of the Magi’s visit to Jesus. This is celebrated all over the world in a variety of ways. In Greece, swimmers dive for…

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