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Sweet Baby Motion

I have had nine children and I am still in awe when I hold an infant. In the eyes of this new grandma, my little grandson is especially beautiful. As you expect, as a new grandma with a camera, he is my constant subject. Although, if you are familiar with infants, they rarely stay still.…

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Thankful Thursday: Easter Triumph

  The past few weeks have been a challenge since my surgery three weeks ago and a procedure two weeks before that. But then Easter came and I felt a triumphal exuberance welling up in my spirit.  At church, when the choir started singing “Alleluia!”, I literally cried tears of gratitude. Most of the forty…

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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…

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…