Space, Light and Color

   Yesterday night, Washington National Cathedral visitors discovered yet another dimension of its beauty, spacious, ever changing and always new. In the middle of the Cathedral, where hundreds of chairs usually stand - glorious nothing. Only space, light and color. An astonishing range of colors came and disappeared, and I stood there awe struck, naively… Continue reading Space, Light and Color


Would You Like to Come In?

For me, the Bishop's Garden has always been as much a natural part of the Cathedral itself as an arm is a part of a body. I have not thought about the Cathedral building and the Cathedral garden as standalone places; my mind failed to perceive their separateness. One extended into another, it was simply… Continue reading Would You Like to Come In?

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter everyone! May your hearts be filled with joy and love, peace and spring. May the joy of Easter be real and personal for you, now and every day of the year.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas my dear friends. Hope it was a day full of light and joy for you and hope you found new ways to see and experience beauty, grace, hope and kindness all around you today. ~Maria

Waiting for the Light

Postcards from Acadia Series My husband and I get up at 4:30 AM today, dress in a rush and drive away in a hurry. We get coffee on the way – the tiny General Store in Hulls Cove opens at 5 AM and oh, how grateful we are for that, how tenderly we hold our… Continue reading Waiting for the Light

The Light of Bar Harbor

Postcards from Acadia Series A cool, early September evening finds me in Bar Harbor, Maine. I come to a little park looking out at a pier and position myself on one of the benches thoughtfully provided, no doubt for specific sunset watching purposes. In front of me, there lies Frenchman Bay: glassy still water; little… Continue reading The Light of Bar Harbor