Beauty from ashes

It had been a damn tough 24 hours.  Within that time, I had been given a few difficult bits of news and I was emotionally pretty much running on empty.  So, I just stayed in the side office where I took that last piece of news and re-read Psalm 23 a few times.  This isn’t to say that I have all my ducks in a row – not by a long shot, but after a final kick to my emotional testicles, I needed something. Continue reading

Love

Once in while, you come across something which just grabs you.  A work of art, piece of music or a picture.  Maybe it’s the progression of chords in a song, the way melodies interact with each other.  The work of art could be an old oil painting from an artist long gone which captures an expression or scene, or it could be a spontaneous picture you stumble across on the internet.  For whatever reason, we are captivated and something in our soul is awakened and time stands still.

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