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Green pastures….

Not another death. Why another funeral? My husband’s dear Uncle, another in a long line of funerals over the past 2 1/2 years. The 7th one, to be precise. He was another of that fine generation, a brave soldier who fought … Continue reading

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Nearly Perfect

     It was nearly perfect. You know the sort of day. Summer. Late afternoon, the low 80s. The sun still warm and inviting…not harsh, not too bright. The breeze….tender, caressing, so gentle; perhaps even imagined? Block out the street noise and hearken to … Continue reading

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Splendor Awaits

Two little boys. Brothers. Both swept away by a current in Yosemite a few weeks ago. A few friends at my old church contacted me and asked me to pray for this family who are part of their congregation. My heart breaks … Continue reading

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Death, again

I was just praying for him this very morning. He was someone, along with several others, who were part of a world that usually didn’t include Jesus or any thoughts of God. And now, I can scarcely believe the reports … Continue reading

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Seasons of life

I painted this “Sweet Gum” leaf for its amazing autumn violet (which is taking over its green hues of summer.) The cycle of deciduous trees is much like our lives. The strong bright green apparel of summer evokes warm, sunny, blissful days … Continue reading

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Two

This is called “Two Buddies.” It’s a painting of my Mom’s dogs for her birthday this week. Happy Birthday, Mom! What I believe is immediately evident in this watercolor is that the dog on the right, “Chief”, is much older, eyes … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day!

(I know this Green Sea Turtle doesn’t exactly look “happy” but since I’m the one who painted him I know he really is. :) And, I think the ocean and its bright yet serene colors make  for a great “Happy Day” image. … Continue reading

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