A Strange Gift

pin.it/w4a5xiexgrhhcu What you like one day is a whimsical fleeting fantasy of mind, often coming from the pure joy an image brings. It creates a story perhaps or a poem. How happy to find over months-even years-this small Joy trickles alone bringing inspiration or dreams or happiness to dozens of others. I wish I knew…

Night Shift.

Night Shift. https://lemanshots.wordpress.com/2016/10/16/night-shift/ — Read on lemanshots.wordpress.com/2016/10/16/night-shift/ Lemanshots is one of my favorite sites. Her photography is edgy, fresh and amazing! Being the daughter of a professional photographer of the day when I was in the darkroom with him, these are a marvel of art to my senses! What my dad did with chemicals and…

New Artwork

Mixed Media of Bird of Paradise Bloom artist: Myra Dingle

Cold as Stone

WISDOM FROM OSWALD CHAMBERS It is perilously possible to make our conceptions of God like molten lead poured into a specially designed mould, and when it is cold and hard we fling it at the heads of the religious people who don’t agree with us. from Disciples Indeed, 388 R %%DC::USUTMOST_DYNAMICRULE::USUTMOST_DYNAMICCONTENT%% My Utmost for His…

Contemplation on a Theme of Higher Thought

Almighty God, unto whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid; Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen…..1929 BCP

The Living Stream

There is a stream, whose gentle flow Supplies the city of our God; Life, love, and joy still gliding through, And watering our divine abode: That sacred stream, thine holy word, That all our raging fear controls; Sweet peace thy promises afford, And give new strength to fainting souls. … Isaac Watts

A Goodly Way

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference” (Robert Frost, 1874–1963). Lord, save me from the way of death; keep me on the way of life. Lord, thank You that You do not just show me the way; You are Yourself the…

Holy Week Words II

St. Augustine’s prayer posted yesterday is a call to praise, worship, belief and joy in forces unseen greater than ourselves.  Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter, the day of Resurrection from death to life, from UN-seeing to seeing, from despair to joy, changes  absolutely everything. I look at the work of the artists and their…