Category: Blog Collages

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When I think of this past Christmas, an enduring image is the holiday lights. Some people had grand displays, others simple, and all so bright and hopeful. Here and there, we put our holiday decorations away. Christmas kept awhile longer, and now Lent and then Easter. One day at a time.

reading poems
and writing too
Bible stories

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Blog Collage: Prayers and Hope

From The Psalms 2020 Series

Psalm 3 post – March 19, 2020

I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.

Psalm 3: 4

Image: William Morris Full-Color Patterns and Designs, courtesy of Dover Publications.

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Psalm 48 post – April 15, 2020

For this God is our God for ever and ever . . .

From Psalm 48: 14

Photo by Karl

Psalm 94 post – May 25, 2020

In the multitude
of my thoughts within me
thy comforts delight my soul.

Psalm 94: 19

Psalm 126 post – June 29, 2020

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

Psalm 126: 5

The image is from Japanese Border Designs, courtesy of The Dover Design Sampler, from Dover Publications.

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Psalm 142 post – July 16, 2020

I cried unto the LORD with my voice;
with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication.

Psalm 142: 1

As you can see, for this collage I selected a post from each month for the series (March 2020 – July 2020). The collages are another way to review and perhaps introduce the Psalms to new readers. Always new.

2020 Blog Collage Posts

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage One

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage Two

Blog Collage Three: Garden Photos

Blog Collage Four: Iris Inspiration

Blog Collage Five: Art and History

Blog Collage Six: Birds

Blog Collage Seven: Designs and Found Art

ROSES Collage

Thank you and take good care.

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ROSES Collage

From The Psalms 2020 Series

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short poem – April 13, 2020

turning the vase
of flowers
learning
there are
more roses

Published in Bell’s Letters Poet.

I Remember – April 14, 2020

A journal poem – “a flower from the yard.”

Images are courtesy of wpclipart.

Photo by Karl
Photo by Karl

Psalm 122, photos and poems – June 23, 2020

Peace be within thy walls,
and prosperity within thy palaces.

For my brethren and companions’ sakes,
I will now say, Peace be within thee.

Because of the house of the LORD our God,
I will seek thy good.

Psalm 122: 7 – 9

roses in the sun – June 24, 2020

roses in the sun
some ending
some beginning
and some in full bloom
good to grow older

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin – August 2012

All the Way Home: Aging in Haiku, 2019
Edited by Robert Epstein
Middle Island Press
West Union, WV

Orange and Pink Roses by Ida Waugh, courtesy of Reusable Art.

Psalm 148 – July 22, 2020

Praise ye the LORD.
Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights.

Psalm 148: 1

Copyright Free Rose Image is courtesy of Reusable Art.

Poems are by Ellen Grace Olinger.

2020 Blog Collage Posts

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage One

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage Two

Blog Collage Three: Garden Photos

Blog Collage Four: Iris Inspiration

Blog Collage Five: Art and History

Blog Collage Six: Birds

Blog Collage Seven: Designs and Found Art

Thank you and take good care.

Photo by Karl
December 25, 2018

Blog Collage Seven: Designs and Found Art

Psalm 56 post – April 22, 2020

The Floral Banner Drawing is from the 1700s image collection at Reusable Art.

God is Love.

Psalm 82 post – May 17, 2020

Images are from AntiqueClipart.com.

Photo by Karl

names and addresses post – May 25, 2020

names and addresses
for dear friends
no longer on earth
old address book

not yet written
in the overflowing book
cards and envelopes
with last known
addresses

still wanting to remember
what may no longer
be current – places I was
people I knew

Ellen Grace Olinger
Time Of Singing A Journal Of Christian Poetry
Volume 45  Number 1
Spring 2018

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Psalm 108 post – June 8, 2020

I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people:
and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations.

Psalm 108: 3

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Psalm 117 post – June 17, 2020

2020 Blog Collage Posts

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage One

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage Two

Blog Collage Three: Garden Photos

Blog Collage Four: Iris Inspiration

Blog Collage Five: Art and History

Blog Collage Six: Birds

Thank you and take good care.

Photo by Karl

Blog Collage Six: Birds

Psalm 4 post – March 20, 2020

“Heron” picture is courtesy of wpclipart.

Psalm 5 post – March 21, 2020

“Crane” picture is courtesy of wpclipart.

Psalm 6 post – March 22, 2020

Cedar Bird Engraving is courtesy of Reusable Art.

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Psalm 39 post – April 8, 2020

And now, Lord,
what wait I for?
my hope is in thee.

Psalm 39: 7

Lake Michigan: Poems and Photos – May 16, 2020

Pelicans were here May 2019. These two photos are by Karl.

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Psalm 116 post – June 16, 2020

I love the LORD,
because he hath heard
my voice and
my supplications.

Psalm 116: 1

2020 Blog Collage Posts

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage One

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage Two

Blog Collage Three: Garden Photos

Blog Collage Four: Iris Inspiration

Blog Collage Five: Art and History

Thank you and take good care.

Blog Collage Five: Art and History

Claude Monet Waterlilies – 1916

Psalm 7 post – March 22, 2020

Painting by Monet is courtesy of Dover Publications – from 120 Great Flower Paintings.

Psalm 20 post – March 29, 2020

Memorial Park
“Dedicated to World War Veterans
1930”

Cedar Grove, Wisconsin
June 2018 – Photo by Karl

Earth Day – April 22 post – April 15, 2020

take care each day
now and for the future
Earth Day

The Vintage Tree Print by John Bewick is courtesy of Reusable Art.

Haiku by Ellen Grace Olinger

Psalm 119 post – June 20, 2020

Veterans Park
Oostburg, Wisconsin
June 19, 2020 – Photo by Karl

Stuart J. Mentink Memorial Park post – June 26, 2020

Stuart J. Mentink Memorial Park
Oostburg, Wisconsin
June 25, 2020 – Photo by Karl

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loved for years post – July 4, 2020

loved for years
and now I know your name
blue chicory

Haiku by Ellen Grace Olinger

Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog
Daily Haiku: May 27, 2017

Psalm 147 post – July 21, 2020

Corner Frame from Reusable Art

He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.

Psalm 147: 3 and 4

2020 Blog Collage Posts

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage One

The Psalms 2020 Series: Blog Collage Two

Blog Collage Three: Garden Photos

Blog Collage Four: Iris Inspiration

Thank you and take good care.