Monthly Archives: October 2011

Seeds of Grace: Empty Canvas, Revisited

My sorrow, when she’s here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane. Robert Frost As we move in to … Continue reading

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Newest Blog on the Block

For my regular readers, I owe you an apology: I have not had much time lately to write new content on one tiny violet because I have been working on a new project. I’d like to introduce you to Persephone … Continue reading

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St. Teresa of Jesus (Avila)

Today the Church celebrates the feast of St. Teresa of Jesus, also known as St. Teresa of Avila. She has long been a favorite of mine and is the namesake of my dearest sister, St. Therese of Lisieux. They share … Continue reading

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