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The Tree With Lights In It

Hello dear friends who I have NOT forgotten even though it may seem so.  I thought you might enjoy watching the process of a painting.  It began in late April when I brought my lightly sketched banner to a gathering of gungho volunteers at Orcas Island Community Church, including children and adults of all ages.   367 more words

Books on Writing

Just like any other craft, writing requires time. It requires studying. It requires learning and practicing and fine-tuning your skills in order to produce the best work you possibly can. 794 more words


Quote of the Day

She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.

– Annie Dillard

Quote Of The Day

May 19

I am sorry I ran from you. I am still running, running from that knowledge, that eye, that love from which there is no refuge. For you meant only love, and love, and I felt only fear, and pain. 22 more words


Treasure Tuesday

1. I’m sorry for the brief hiatus I took — illness and finals got the better of me and while there is no excuse for ignoring my blog for a week, I am still deeply sorry. 70 more words

Treasure Tuesday

Tongues on Fire

Numbers 11: 24-30

Acts 2: 1-21

What are we doing here? Do we have any idea what we are dealing with? We come into this sanctuary every Sunday morning, yes- faithfully; but we approach God and ask God to be present in our worship. 1,476 more words


In The Abundance, Annie Dillard Captures The Astonishing Moments of Life

by Caitlin

Imagine you are a teenage girl in the early 2000s. You love books. You spend hours at the local thrift shop where you stand in the book aisle, exploring the shelves of books, even smelling them. 1,119 more words