Lens-Artists Challenge: Over the Hill

Donna invites us to participate as she hosts this week’s photo challenge “Over the Hill”. Please visit her post here and see the inspiring message she shares. I feel like I’ve faced a few hills in my life lately. Two weeks ago we escaped town for a few days. My husband volunteers as an official…

Healing in Nature

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ~ Rachel Carson

Hummingbird at dawn

Early morning walk The start of my weekend escape The first of many moments that calmed my spirit

What is your dream?

Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high. ~P. V. Sindhu

In quiet moments

In quiet moments my thoughts will often shift to those who are struggling and hurting. These souls may be next door, miles away, and around the world. Early this morning these words from Jesus came to mind from his Sermon on the Mount: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of…