The Finish Line

When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30 Of the four gospel writers only John records these words. This last intimate communication which John overhears is the final prayer from Jesus to His Father. From the first cry of Jesus…

Thank you Ladybug! — Sacred Touches

Originally posted on Purplerays: Advice from a Ladybug: Spot new opportunities. Spend time in your garden. Be well-rounded. Enjoy the wonders of nature. Don’t let the small things bug you. Keep family close by. Be simply beautiful! ~ ? ? ? photo credit: rachel_s on flickr Text & image source: The birds and the bees… via…

Bring Them to Me!

They said to him, “We have only five loaves here and two fish.”18 And he said, “Bring them here to me.” Matthew 1:17-18 Around Christmas probably more of us than we would like to admit practice something called re-gifting. Generally this is associated with someone who is either a cheap-skate or an ingrate. However, in the…

Reflecting on 2016

Originally posted on Inside My Head:
This year has been a weird one, a real weird one.  I came into it with uncertainty, but optimism, ready to embrace the new paths in my life and actually make 2016 my year.  However, life is never what you expect and this year didn’t turn out to be…

1323. I like the fact that in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw in their work: human creation is never perfect. ~Madeleine L’Engle

Originally posted on Sacred Touches:
Perfectly imperfect… “We have all heard that no two snowflakes are alike. Each snowflake takes the perfect form for the maximum efficiency and effectiveness for its journey. And while the universal force of gravity gives snowflakes a shared destination, the expansive space in the air gives each snowflake the opportunity…