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I walk down this road most days. Today, I was stopped in my tracks by this heart-shaped puddle.

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Road Taken

 

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Summer + Greek island + beach + good book + me = a good (even perfect) match

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Good Match

 

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A few days ago, I was over at Velvet Ashes, talking about the beauty and blessing of connection, and particularly their Connection Groups.

When I returned to my passport country after 16 years overseas, I knew it probably wouldn’t be plain sailing. I thought I was prepared for that. After all, I’d read books about re-entry, been to seminars – even taught about it and walked through it with other people! I should have been good at this re-entry thing. Well, here I was, four years in, and things weren’t going the way I had expected. True, there was much I loved about my new place and life. Yet thinking about what I’d left behind was still oh-so-painful. It was messy, and I was tired.

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After many years, a lot of scandal and against all the odds, Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie was completed towards the end of 2016, and looks stunningly beautiful – even on a very grey December day!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Against the Odds

 

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Kilfenora, The Burren, Ireland

Weekly Photo Challenge: Repurpose

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In a restaurant in Budapest

Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful

 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience