Praising God: Sabbath Rest

I had the pleasure of attending an exhibit on Saturday that featured many of the paintings of American Pre-Raphaelite artists. This painting by Thomas Charles Farrer was one that really captured my imagination… Mount Tom, 1865, Thomas Charles Farrer, 1839-1891, oil on canvas, 15.9 x 24.2 inches, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, Image Source…

By the Sea

Recently,  I have been drawn to the paintings of Paul Gauguin. This might seem unexpected in light of his life story that features desertion of his family and the ugly episode the night Van Gogh dislocated his ear lobe. Let’s just say it is easy to judge him harshly because of these stories. Then I…

Our Dream of God

Things can get really out of balance and unhealthy at times. To much focus on work partnered with and over abundance of access to world news can lead a person to think they are doing life on their own…everyone is not to be trusted … and we quietly whisper…even God… This week I have really…

Earth: Scattering Seeds Generously

All of us have our limitations. Limited time…limited money….limited experience, talents…so, how can we know where our resources are best spent?  How can we get the most return on our efforts and eliminate waste of any kind? God only knows….. This week I am spending a little time in the garden…Longwood Garden, which is one of the…