Birth of Summer by Joseph Stella
Life without music
or art is very difficult.
Life with you is easy
“What is a musical instrument? A musical instrument is like a Spanish fan or a piston — it’s all the same. It’s a surface which comes and goes, striking the air with a frequency somewhere between 16 and 18,000 oscillations per second.”
— Sound Sculpture by Francois Baschet
Thank you Christopher for your inspiration
My dear Mame Jane and moi witnessed this feat in Avignon. Where were you?
The United States of America has every reason to be proud. Now, we are gearing up to return to the moon and explore Mars. God Bless America!
Surprise! Your letter came,
your words restored my captive state
my joy – a painted dream
“The Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces.” –Isaiah 25:8
GOOD SUNDAY AFFIRMATION
I recently attended a day’s retreat pondering the question “Who do you say that I am?” found in the Gospel of Matthew 16:13-20. My conviction becomes “I am – to encounter everyone with patience to help change the world for the glory of God.
I AM all and everything
I Am Love, Light, the Resurrection, the Way, the Truth and the Life, the Vine and you are the branches made to bear good fruit.
I Am the lover of your soul and I made you holy and human, so you can be Christ-like.
…inspired by Friar Fabian Adderley, OFM Conv…
Swing like a hammock
let your heart drift far away
to capture those dares
“Sometimes I just need to hang in a beautiful place.” –Infinity Outfitter
Ocean breeze changes us
gazing out we dream aquamarine
peace all about us
“The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” Unknown Author
Bless the vast waters,
terrifying wet momentum
the ocean calls me
“There’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.” –Sarah Kay