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Kindred Spirits of a Mayan Woman and Her Horse

When most Americans want to celebrate all things Mexican they usually think of Cinco de Mayo, or May 5th. But actually the best time to celebrate is during National Hispanic Heritage Month which lasts from 15 September to 15 October. September … Continue reading

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What Would Make A Mother’s Perfect Day?

What would make a mother’s day be perfect? There are many different answers to this question because there are so many different types of mothers in the world. For the Thomas Kinkade Studios, this idyllic scene shows a possible example … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd’s Cottage

According to John 10:11 in the bible, Jesus identifies himself as “…the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” This creates a peaceful reassurance for the sheep. In this puzzle, Thomas Kinkade creates a beautiful “allegory in paint, … Continue reading

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This is My Body

This puzzle, entitled “This is My Body”, actually shows 18 bodies in various poses. There are 11 Jewish men seated on cushions in what was the normal way to dine at a table 2,000 years ago in Palestine. The five women are serving them their Passover meal, which is … Continue reading

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Let Him In

This intriguing picture shows Jesus  Christ knocking on a door of someone’s home. While it seems to be a rather simple scene, in reality there is greater depth to the picture. It can be found in the bible verse that it is … Continue reading

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11 Facts About The Flowers Outside This Window on a Spring Morning on the Mountain

What a beautiful start to one’s day – a lovely view of mountains and of daffodils, the flower of spring. For those who love the change of seasons, this flower has been a sign for millennia of the arrival of spring. It … Continue reading

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What Is Unique This Year About Spring Blooms in the Desert?

One of nature’s beauties is spring time in the desert, especially if there has been a significant amount of rain like there has been in California this past winter. Southern California has received enough rain that the wildflower blooms will be … Continue reading

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Remember the Alamo!

181 years ago from February 23rd to March 6th, Texians at the Alamo Mission were totally defeated by the Mexican army. Texians [English speaking residents of the Mexican province of Texas] and some adventuresome Americans had been trying to break away … Continue reading

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What Do You Think When You Hear Venice, Italy? (Bon Voyage: Venice, Italy)

When one thinks of Venice, Italy, what usually comes to mind? A food connoisseur might say tiramisu, or an historian would associate it with Marco Polo, but everyone else would say the “Grand Canal” that winds in an S formation through … Continue reading

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Wildflowers are in bloom!

From the end of February to mid-June, if the winter rains have been plentiful in the Arizona desert, we will be treated to a glorious display of wildflowers. According to the Desert Museum, wildflowers are those flowers that only bloom with … Continue reading

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