Learning from Vincent Van Gogh

Learning from Vincent Van Gogh I was intimidated by the challenge. The on-line group I belong to encouraged us to paint pictures following the masters. I’ve always had difficulty calling myself an artist, I’d rather say I love to be creative, and drawing and...

A Sacred Pause

A Sacred Pause I’m writing this on the eve of the eve of Good Friday. Have you ever pondered why this particular Friday is called good?  Dr Google explained it this way: it comes from the obsolete sense “pious or holy” of the word “good”.  For example, we call the...

When You are Sad or Discouraged

Some blogs are harder to write. It is much easier to put on a brave face and act like you have it all together. I was thinking of that last week when I posted some lovely pictures of my birthday, and truly there were some beautiful moments which I was grateful for....

Just Believe

Just Believe I’ve been collecting words and phrases for lent. Instead of giving something up, which I resisted, I decided this would be a good endeavor. Quite frankly, I’ve always thought that giving up chocolate or sugar or sweets in my birthday month was too much to...

Waiting Patiently

This might be the blog no one wants to read.  Patience is not my favourite word, but something I’ve had to practice over and over again. I find it a bit of a joke when we talk about Patients and Patience.  The two go hand in hand, for often being a patient...

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