Faith and Spirituality, Nature, Photography, Quotes

Summer’s Beauty

Most of these photos were taken at a campground in Rocky Mountain National Park with the aroma of campfire smoke wafting through the air. I never tire of that smell. ­čÖé┬á Enjoy!   Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. - Rachel… Continue reading Summer’s Beauty

Fun, Nature, Writing

Spring has Fully Sprung

I just love the Crab Apple trees in the spring. The purple, pink, and white flowers aren't only breathtakingly beautiful, but their sweet, tangy aroma is candy for the nose. (The legal kind!) As I was running this past weekend, I was in awe of how the landscape is painted and planted so perfectly, so… Continue reading Spring has Fully Sprung

Gratitude, Nature, Quotes

Summer’s Beauty

Each season has it's own magic, but there's something about the fullness of summer that captures the very essence of life's goodness and God's glorious gifts. How can one not be filled with gratitude when nature is displayed in all its splendor at the dawn of each new day? Rest is not idleness, and to… Continue reading Summer’s Beauty

Gratitude, Writing

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

My Top Three This Week: 3.)┬á Publishing a blog post and seeing the pop-up box that says no errors have been found! ­čÖé 2.)┬á My┬ánovel, The Inheritance,┬ácompleted and available on Amazon, and that sweet feeling of┬áthankfulness as I┬áheld that first copy in my hands. 1.)┬á An early morning walk with my dog, Roxie, a cup… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

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Reclaiming the Carefree Days of Summer

Watching two of my young grandchildren play with such complete abandon┬áin the┬ápre-summer afternoon sunshine last Saturday, I longed for the days when summer was unhurried, unstressed, and carefree.┬á┬áThe days when summers weren't defined by days spent within office walls watching the clock. Or when the most beautiful scenery wasn't my computer screensaver. I watched my… Continue reading Reclaiming the Carefree Days of Summer