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My Ray of Sunshine

During the various storms of my life in the past 30 years, I have been surrounded by rays of sunshine found in my children. They buoy me up during those times when I can’t see past the blizzard of difficulties and challenges, especially fear and frustrations found in my own inadequacies. The optimistic support they…

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Thankful Thursday: Mindful practices

It’s incredible what beauty you can find in objects and scenes that you pass by every day. Sometimes these magical places remain unnoticed – Yet often they reveal themselves when the setting sun’s golden rays hit it just right. Although, if you are not expecting to see beauty, how will you find it? If you…

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January: Winter Gardens

Helleborus plants in my garden don’t usually bloom in early January but New Jersey experienced temperatures much warmer than usual during December and into January. I managed to capture an image of this flowering Helleborus (common name: Lenten Rose) before the temperatures dropped to what is normal this time of year. Hopefully this Helleborus will…