Monday Spiritual Ruminations: oh joy…

Still waters may run deep But the river of joy runs deeper still. It’s water is called gladness And it flows over rocks And collapses into waterfalls Rushing Then quieting Always holding steady to the cycle and pace Persistently reminding me To bathe in its refreshing And healing And exhilarating Strength. Have no anxiety But […]

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Monday spiritual ruminations:top 5

the top 5 ways in which I encountered God today: In the lush, many-hued, aromatic herbs, flowers, grasses & trees that lined the path of my walk this afternoon In the weather-worn, kind face of the woman gardening along that path In the genuine enthusiasm of the waitress who cared for us at lunch In […]

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Wondrous Wednesdays: It’s done!

It is finished…my lovely rose print dress is complete! I thoroughly enjoyed hand overcasting the hem edge, hand felling the armscye and neckline facings, hand-picking the zipper, and self-lining the bodice. The china silk skirt lining adds just the right amount of body to the box pleated skirt. Ahh…there is simply nothing that matches the […]

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Happy Mom’s Day!

I am a Mother of four, but 2 are married, so I consider myself a mother of 6! I am a Grandmother (granny!) of 2 and one more soon to be born. I have been lovingly mothered all of my life. This is all pure blessing! And that truly says it all today…

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