Author: Karleigh Stevenson

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Winter Wonderland

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” – Aristotle “Advice is like the snow. The softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon and the deeper it sinks into the mind.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge “It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the […]

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Autumn Glory

“I was drinking in the surroundings: air so crisp you could snap it with your fingers and greens in every lush shade imaginable offset by autumnal flashes of red and yellow.” – Wendy Delsol, Stork “There is something incredibly nostalgic and significant about the annual cascade of autumn leaves.” – Joe L. Wheeler “My sorrow, […]

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Summer Serenity

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under […]

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Heralding of Spring

“Spring forever appears the soothing music part of lyrics unspoken. It thaws the frozen fears, mends the wounded heart that Winter has broken.” ~Aarno Davidson “In Spring, everything is full of promise…The child sporting upon the lawn, and the season, sympathize together, and nature rejoices in her virgin loveliness.” ~Charles Lanman, “The Dying Year,” 1840 […]

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Christmas Reflections

“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” – W. T. Ellis “Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas everyday.”- Helen Steiner Rice “The best of all Christmas gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” – Burton […]

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Twilight Approaching

“Twilight – a time of pause when nature changes her guard. All living things would fade and die from too much light and too much dark, if twilight were not.” – Howard Thurman “Age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress. And as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is […]

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Changing Seasons

“In early June the world of leaf and blade and flower explodes, and every sunset is different.” – John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent “Summertime is always the best of what might be.” – Charles Bowden “The spring rains woke the dormant tillers, and bright green shoots sprang from the moist earth and rose like […]

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Easter Blessings

“Easter is… Joining in a birdsong, Eying an early sunrise, Smelling yellow daffodils, Unbolting windows and doors, Skipping through meadows, Cuddling newborns, Hoping, believing, Reviving spent life, Inhaling fresh air, Sprinkling seeds along furrows, Tracking in the mud. Easter is the soul’s first taste of spring.” – Richelle E. Goodrich, Making wishes “If anyone or anything tries to curse or […]

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