Tag Archives: light

Blinded

I love the song Amazing Grace.  It’s such a timeless classic that very few people need to refer to a hymnal for the words.  It’s almost like a national anthem or a childhood lullaby in that you instinctively know what … Continue reading

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Light and Shadow

Every time I think of the word light I think of art. I remember seeing the Rembrandt and Renoir exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago when I was a college student. It’s one thing to see those paintings in a book … Continue reading

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St. Lucia

December 13th marks one of my favorite days, St. Lucia Day.  Here in the United States it goes mostly unnoticed, however, in Sweden, it kicks off the Christmas Season.  It is tradition that the oldest daughter in the house dresses … Continue reading

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Light Customs

This last weekend we had to turn our clocks back one hour for daylight savings time.  It just so happens the same day was also Diwali in India, the Hindu celebration about light.  By the end of the month on … Continue reading

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St. Lucia

December 13th marks one of my favorite days, St. Lucia Day.  Here in the United States it goes mostly unnoticed, however, in Sweden, it kicks off the Christmas Season.  It is tradition that the oldest daughter in the house dresses … Continue reading

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Emmanuel

Even if you are not a Christian, you probably know this story.  Shepherds are guarding their flocks at night, wise men follow a star, an angry jealous king is afraid of being dethroned and a baby is born in the … Continue reading

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Recuperation

So, it’s been more than a week since I’ve written a blog.  I have had a frenzy of holiday activity around the house with both of my sisters flying in from Pittsburgh and Billings along with their spouses and my … Continue reading

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Light and Shadow

Every time I think of the word light I think of art. I remember seeing the Rembrandt and Renoir exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago when I was a college student. It’s one thing to see those paintings in … Continue reading

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An Alleluia Attitude

Pope John Paul II is credited with the quote “Do not abandon yourselves to despair.  We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song.”  At church this morning, our priest reminded us to be Easter people.  It’s kind of … Continue reading

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More Stuff

This is usually the time of year we all get a little extra stuff.  Gifts were given, exchanges made for something a little different or more expensive, and post holiday bargains to be found.  I chuckle at how many people … Continue reading

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