The Last Smile

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“Autumn…the years’ last, loveliest smile.” -William Cullen Bryant  How quickly the colors come and then fade…. The fact that autumn’s glory is fleeting is perhaps what makes it even more special. That said, it’s a special treat to watch the trees who save their spectacular displays for the very end – well after their brethren … Continued

Pastor Appreciation – Not Just for October

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Many of our customers choose to convey thanks to clergy and other members of the ministry team not during the month of October (traditionally set aside as Pastor Appreciation Month) but instead at the end of year, often coinciding with Christmas. Wonderful idea! Whether you’d like to say thank you as an individual, as a … Continued

Dropping Like Confetti

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The rain is coming down hard here today…. As a result, leaves have been falling freely – at times it’s looked like a ticker tape parade with confetti coming down from above. I have an aerial shoot scheduled for tomorrow and had also hoped to get one more session in around Lake Winnipesaukee this weekend. … Continued

Prayers for Ladel

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I’ve written here previously about Lutheran Church Charities’ wonderful Comfort Dogs Ministry. If you’re unfamiliar with these wonderful K-9s and what they do, you can find out more about them here. Most of the dogs have their own Facebook pages, and are very good about posting photographs and status updates. This week, some sad news regarding one … Continued

Psalm 23

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As I was on location Saturday at Chocorua Lake in Tamworth, New Hampshire, the lovely scene reflected in the quiet water reminded me of the opening lines of Psalm 23: The Lord is My Shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. … Continued

Point to Ponder

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It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ. For this very reason peoples of other faiths have been afforded asylum, prosperity, and freedom of worship here. ~Patrick Henry

October Gave a Party

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I love the George Cooper classic poem about autumn, October Gave a Party – especially the opening: “October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came…” The lovely foliage is at peak right now in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, which remains my favorite place to view the “show.” I’ve been working on photo shoots up north on-and-off … Continued