Fleeting Beauty

On the day after surgery, I received a beautiful bouquet of tulips. For days, I looked at the tulips and they brought me so much comfort. A week after my surgery, I finally had enough strength (and motivation) to take a picture of some of these delicate beauties. As you may have noticed, these tulips…


Longwood Gardens – The Green Wall

Designed by British landscape architect Kim Wilkieto, the Green Wall at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA was built to resemble a lush, green jungle. At 4,200 square feet, it is the largest “green wall” in North America. The wall contains 47,000 plants, provides oxygen, and cleans dust from the air. The Green Wall houses…


A Living House

“Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on; you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised. But presently He…

My daughter-in-law's wedding shoes


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In the House of Healing

Do not be afraid’, said Aragorn… Then Aragorn laid his hands on Merry’s head, and passing his hand gently through the brown curls, he touched the eyelids, and called him by his name. And when the fragrance of athelas stole through the room, like the scent of orchards, and of heather in the sunshine full…


Thankful Thursday: Made it Through

Sorry for the lateness of this post.  I underwent a procedure this morning  and foolishly thought I could post something right after.  Here I am nine hours later, still in pain (at least a lot less than before) and lying in bed.  I am reusing one of my favorite pictures as well. I am so…