Monthly Archives: February 2013

Perspective – China, 2007

   One of the benefits we gain from traveling is perspective. We am so very grateful for the country in which we live. In 2007 the group that we lead went to China. China is full of dichotomies – it … Continue reading

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Houses of Worship

    Sabbatical 2008 While traveling in Germany, Richard and I were taken with the dedication of the people to rebuild their churches after World War II. We were reminded that in acts of military strategy often churches were targeted because it … Continue reading

Posted in Sabbatical 2008

Smiles and the Gift of Grace

Photo and a Story from our 2008 Sabbatical         The very last thing I worked on before we left Colorado for our 2008 Sabbatical trip was to create an “Inner Child’s Creativity” game. Almost every morning of our Sabbatical trip … Continue reading

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The Essence of Our Being

The photographs were taken by Richard when we were in Israel with our merry group of fellow travelers in 2011. The first one is of a tired priest at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The second is a … Continue reading

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My Mom’s birthday is February 6

Labor Day weekend 2011, we released her to one of our family’s favorite places in our world, up at the Lakes. Tonight, I revisited my journal of that day. Late morning, early afternoon…“While people were futzing around getting ready for … Continue reading

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What’s in a Photograph? What’s in a Chair: Toss it or Rest?

   There is something about this photograph that brings out an emotion in me. It is a feeling of longing, but longing for what?    “I don’t see what you like so much in that photograph.” Richard says to me. … Continue reading

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