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See the Beauty: Breath

See the Beauty: Breath

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” ― Laura Ingalls Wilder . . . Pause for a moment of gratitude on your next walk in the woods. Allow your eyes to take in the bright yellows, greens, and oranges all around you. Then let oxygen fill your nostrils and […]

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See the Beauty: Kind - Colorado Springs

See the Beauty: Kindness

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” ― Plato   “We’ve experienced 10 years in less than 1,000 days.” I recently heard a friend share this thought about the heaviness we’ve all experienced the past few years. And that framing has stuck with me. If truly […]

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See the Beauty: Wind - Colorado Springs

See the Beauty: Wind

“When the wind blows hard on a tree, the roots stretch and grow the stronger. Let it be so with us.” ― Amy Carmichael Each year about this time, strong winds come down from Canada along the spine of the Rockies Mountains, kicking up dust as they shove their way […]

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See the Beauty: Faith - Colorado Springs

See the Beauty: Faith

“My trust in God flows out of the experience of his loving me, day in and day out, whether the day is stormy or fair, whether I’m sick or in good health, whether I’m in a state of grace or disgrace. He comes to me where I live and loves […]

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See the Beauty: Life

See the Beauty: Life

each day, mule deer crowd around your grave to receive the life still in you. ― Joe Dudeck A haiku on our fallen tree — now chopped into pieces outside my window — and how it fulfills a new calling to sustain life after its death. (In fact, two deer . . […]

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See the Beauty: Trees

See the Beauty: Trees

“Plants are attuned to one another’s strengths and weaknesses, elegantly giving and taking to attain exquisite balance. There is grace in complexity, in actions cohering, in sum totals.” ― Suzanne Simard Since I was a child, I’ve always been fascinated by trees. I loved crawling through the limbs of a […]

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