Art, Crafts and Quotes from The Travelling Grandma


7 Quick Takes Friday

I must share some of my newest discoveries on Pinterset- absolutely stunning images of Mary, churches and other Catholic Art and spirituality. Images really do speak a thousand words, especially when painted, carved or crafted under the inspiration of the Creator

FIRST, A QUICK OVERVIEW OF MY NEW LIFE

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For the last couple of weeks, I have stayed with a daughter who is on bedrest to prevent a premature delivery, helped daughter-in-law and my newborn grandson and  babysat for another daughter while she and her husband finalized buying a beautiful country home. I  have kept busy by writing articles,blogging and asking advice about publishing a book. I have crocheted babyshower gifts and Easter gifts.SO….

My new title is the Travelling, Crocheting Grandma.

I have just discovered baby booties and I am having a lot of fun creating something with a mere steel hook and some wool.

PicMonkey Collage

2. icons for the souls of miscarried and aborted babies

3. Angels in Art

Carlo Dolci (1616-1686) – L’Ange de l’Annonciation

4. Mary in Fine Art

Caravaggio (1571-1610), Rest on the Flight into Egypt (Detail) Oil on canvas, 1597
Notre Dame de Grasse, a beautiful Gothic statue of the Virgin Mary. 15th century.
annie henrie

5. quote for the week

‘Everything is possible for one who believe, still more for one who hopes, even more for one who loves, and most of all for one who practices and perseveres in these three virtues.  All the baptized who are true believers have taken the first step along the way of perfection and will become perfect as long as they persevere in the practice of the following maxims. Brother Lawrence

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7. CHURCHES THAT GIVE GLORY TO GOD

The Door of humility – at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, one of the oldest continuously operating churches in the world…

 

 

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