Category: Gratitude

November Creative Notes

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This beautiful grey first day in November, I turned my calendar by Wendy Brightbill to the new month.  I follow her blog, a girl and her brush.  Her art adds color and hope to my days.

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As I prayed a few Psalms today, and read a few poems by Luci Shaw, I thought about the artists and friends who grace my life, over the years.

These poems by Luci Shaw can be read at her site:

Signs

The Returns of Love After George Herbert

Obedience

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poem and photos

Yesterday, I rediscovered this poem.

rain today
how soon we reach
the end of what we know
and how deep
faith continues to grow

October 14, 2014

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Goldenrod in a vase – August 2017

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The flowers in this photo were from our begonia planter this year.

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Hosta – November 2016

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We enjoyed watching paperwhites bloom in the house last year.

Ellen Grace Olinger

rain today

rain today
and trees let go more leaves

autumn earth
and roots grateful for rain

autumn years now
and the seasons
are my teachers

grow, rest, renew
each season its
own beauty

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Wood path to the door – 2016

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Lake Michigan – October 2016

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October 2015

Ellen Grace Olinger

a small card

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a small card
in a devotional book
from a thrift store

words of encouragement
from one person to another

I keep the card with the book
and its history today
and tomorrow

Ellen Grace Olinger
October 23, 2017

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