june 28, 2014

“Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~ Mother Teresa     While working on Lori-Lyn’s sacred spaces I came across this image. I think it might be my favorite so far. It speaks of peace, faith, tranquility, goodness and harmony; things important in our daily lives to ensure happiness and everlasting peace.     Outside, Lori-Lyn has a Mary Garden. Recently, her nieces,

june 25, 2014

“Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.” ~ Hafiz     One of the sweetest souls I’ve ever met is Lori-Lyn Hurley. She’s an artist and writer, a Reiki practitioner, and seeker of God in everything she does and everyone she meets. She allowed me to photograph the various sacred spaces around her home and garden this evening. Words really fail to describe the wondrous

september 12, 2012

“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. It’s where all the fruit is.” ~ Shirley MacLaine Mamaw would have been 100 today. She almost made it, too. On my way to work this morning I noticed the crucifix on the Catholic Newman Center. It’s exactly like the crucifix that hung in her kitchen. We’re not Catholic. After the tornado, I found other Catholic-esque stuff she had squirreled away,