The Masters | Anguish and Gratitude: Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers with Heart

I hope I haven’t overwhelmed you with all the sunflower goodness this week. Sadly, we’re just two more posts away from the end of “Sunflower Month.” I am clearly intrigued by the approach of the masters to the sunflower. Many of them seem to have been as taken with its luminescent beauty as I am. … Continue reading The Masters | Anguish and Gratitude: Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers with Heart

The Masters | Gustave Caillebotte’s “Sunflowers Along the Seine”

I did not plan to post today. However, my hubby dropped by my office and surprised me with a beautiful bunch of sunflowers, so now I’m in a sunny mood! This is in direct opposition to my pre-sunflowers mood—blah, eh, weary. I will eventually share photos of my office blossoms here, but for now, let’s … Continue reading The Masters | Gustave Caillebotte’s “Sunflowers Along the Seine”

Sunflowers and Truth | #truthbombs

Are you familiar with Danielle LaPorte’s #truthbombs? On 4×4 white cards–in beautiful black script–LaPorte offers pithy bits of wisdom, encouragement, and in-your-face truth. Every now and then, I pull a random card out the elegant encasement, and think, “Whew! Now, that’s a word!” The cards offer perfect journaling prompts and discussion starters. [Click the link … Continue reading Sunflowers and Truth | #truthbombs

Sunflower Love

The kind of Shalom we’re trying to give to people around us requires us to take an active interest in their physical and spiritual well-being. –Lisa Jo-Baker, Never Unfriended Welcome to Sunflower Month on Pics and Posts! Since I’m usually a bit overwhelmed with “the beginning of the semester” and unfinished business from the previous … Continue reading Sunflower Love