Good Friday

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Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13

Maundy Thursday

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As we make our way through Holy Week, today we’ve arrived at Holy Thursday…when Christ instituted the Last Supper…and gave his disciples the commandment to love one another. This is such a special time of year. May your observance of Christ’s passion be a blessing to you!

Faith Makes Things Possible

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SO true. “With God all things are possible” is often misconstrued. It doesn’t mean that life will be easy. It doesn’t mean we won’t get smacked around – by serious illness, or loss of a job, or financial struggles, or family strife. It does mean that it’s possible to persevere with God walking beside us. … Continued

Personalized Confirmation Gifts

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Many young people are confirmed this time of year. Do you have a confirmation coming up in your family or among close friends? It’s a very special milestone, and an occasion that many people like to commemorate with some sort of keepsake to remember the day. If you’d like to give something unique and personalized … Continued

God is Awake

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I like this wonderful Victor Hugo line. With a nod to the great difficulties we may confront in life, the way in which he reminds us that we’re being watched over is quite comforting. A prolific writer, probably best known for his novels The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables, his will consisted only … Continued

Life is Like….

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This is true…sometimes we aren’t even aware of the extra gears we have until something “big” happens and we’re forced to dig deep. Of course you will recognize Charles Schulz’s name. I’ve been big Peanuts fan since I was a little girl. Mr. Schulz was a religious man – which becomes obvious if you read … Continued

O Lord, How Majestic is Your Name

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Psalm 8:9 is the basis for a praise song I enjoy singing: Majestic. Often when I’m out in the field with my camera, I look at what I’m seeing in nature and think of that verse. How majestic is His name…and the wonderful things He created! I was on a shoot last week in Sedona, … Continued

Make Lemonade

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As spring officially arrived this morning, I was outside cleaning up (for a second time) from the latest snowstorm. While I’d much prefer looking at crocus popping up in my gardens on the first day of spring, I must admit the snow clinging to the trees contrasted with the clearing, brilliant blue skies is quite … Continued

The Groundhog Goofed

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Despite Punxsutawney Phil’s prognostication last month, we’re not seeing an early spring in Northern New England. (Take heart, Phil….the weather people often get it wrong, too.) It began snowing overnight and has continued throughout the day today. This shot was taken early this morning. Though the calendar says tomorrow is the first day of spring, … Continued

Take the First Step

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Whether you’re thinking about changing careers, or launching a new venture, or writing a book….whatever it might be….it’s the first step that’s the hardest. In fact, it’s challenging enough that many people opt never to take that step. They find reasons to delay. They think of reasons why their idea isn’t good enough. And so … Continued

The Ides of March

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If you paid attention during history class, of course you know the significance of today’s date. Et tu, Brute? But if you grew up when – and where – I did, you remember a band by the name of The Ides of March…one of a number of rock groups that hailed from the Chicago area … Continued