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Season of Singing

“Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, come. See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come…” Song of Songs 2:10-11 In the spring when bright daffodils bloom and flowering trees are covered with beautiful blossoms, these words from the Bible often come…

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Thankful Thursday: Holy Thursday

How beautiful it is to stand before the Crucifix, simply to be under the Lord’s gaze, so full of love. ~Pope Francis For many Christians, Holy Thursday marks the beginning of the Easter Triduum – the three days leading to Easter Sunday. These days are considered the most important days of our Christian faith in…

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Dances with the Daffodils

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dance I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way,…

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Thankful Thursday: Happy Faces

I am so thankful that Spring is showing her beauty through the bright happy faces of nature. This delicate Hellebores (Lenten Rose) bloom is just what I need to see after a gloomy and grey winter. Don’t you just love the shade of pink? Hoping you are able to spot happy faces as you go…

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Thankful Thursday: Promise and Hope

Last weekend, I had the extreme pleasure of taking pictures of a beautiful two week old baby boy. Seeing how his parents interacted with him and each other brought on a new sense of gratitude for my own “babies” who are mostly grown up. As this sweet baby stretched out his arms, I thought of…

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State of Wonder

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. The above image was taken during a bright and beautiful afternoon in January. As I drove home…

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Season of Thanks

I have found that in every season, there are blessings – reasons to be thankful and full of gratitude. This winter has been no different. Even though we have been hit with a bit of sickness, we have helped each other get through it. Now most of us are on the mend. In particular, I…