A Walk through the Gardens

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A light frost tats the edges of  leaves…                 …and I find a lilac bloom in October!   [Read more...]

A Walk through the Garden

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Queue color… …and migration. [Read more...]

A Walk Through the Garden

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Well now…autumn came right quick! [Read more...]

A Walk through the Gardens

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Of what remains in my gardens, flowering shrubs and ornamental trees, this blue Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus ‘Blue Bird’, is still my favorite. Makes for a nice view against the Bottlebrush Buckeye, Aesculus parviflora var. Serotina  I was given a special gift in the garden this week…but that on Friday’s blog. [Read more...]

Quote, Equus Passage 7/30

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The following quote just about sums up who I am as I strive toward my eternity; to be centered in God as I experience Him in His creations and to be a small light that offers the same to others. (Its from my first book.)   We hunger to return to our place of origin with [Read More...]

@pontifex and Gardens

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The New Evangelization, media promoting the Church, bishops and bloggers, Vatican web presence…a Papal Twitter account? My head is spinning and my grandmother is probably twirling in her grave. I am easily lost on this sea of invisible waves though I am not resistant to getting into the boat, even if I don’t know how [Read More...]

Migration

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I feel like a little violet among the mighty oaks. I am delighted and honored to be a part of the Catholic Channel at Patheos. And thanks to Hillary, I have a lovely new banner. I would like to share with you this quote by Thomas Merton that I read each day before I begin [Read More...]

Autumn Prayers

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Autumn moves in with its usual quiet grace. I took note the other day that the shrubs and trees have become peppered with color. I smile to myself and think of my own autumn-of-life with hair becoming peppered gray—and the next thing I knew, almost white! I had changed and like the trees, in due [Read More...]


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