Category Archives: Grace and Wonder

Thunder Hole in Acadia National Park (New England Road Trip #3)

“Thunder Hole”by Virginia Knowleswe came to scatter her ashes in the ocean at Acadia hundreds of miles from homesearching for suchbeauty and majesty as would well honor a mother’s memory in the autumn season of her birth we journeyed together to … Continue reading

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And Now I See (A Poem)

“And Now I See”by Virginia KnowlesAugust 2015I reach for them the moment I awakeLift them to my eyes so I can see my world.I need this vision, these lensesWithout which I live in mist. Yet an inner clarity I desire … Continue reading

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Tampa Through My Lens #4: Concert Day

Welcome back to my “Tampa Through My Lens” series. You can find the first three posts here: #1: Alive on Arrival #2: Solo Wanderings #3: An Evening with Friends It’s been a week, but I was waiting to see if … Continue reading

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Tampa Through My Lens #3: An Evening with Friends

Welcome to part 3 of my Tampa Through My Lens photo essays. This one? An evening with friends! After the final rehearsal, we joined Naomi’s friend and her mother outside their hotel and watched rowers on the river as the … Continue reading

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Tampa Through My Lens #1: Alive on Arrival

My sweet daughter Naomi worked so hard studying and practicing for All State Chorus tests and auditions last fall, and it paid off! She and two other students from her middle school made it in! On Thursday morning, we drove … Continue reading

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The Simple Yet Mighty Gifts of Acceptance & Affirmation

The Simple Yet Mighty Gifts  of Acceptance & Affirmation Dear friends, At age 50, as part of my year of Pilgrimage and Jubilee, I’m looking back at my meandering life path. I’m amazed at how many times that simple, subtle … Continue reading

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June Links – Mine and Others

My youngest daughter Dear friends, I’d like to share links to two recent posts on my other blogs, and two recent posts by others that I read via the BlogLovin reader.  Enjoy! FOLLOW THE WAY OF LOVE My thoughts on … Continue reading

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