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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Lord, Make Me an Instument of Your Peace. (St. Francis of Asissi)

My sisters, brother, and I are making memorial gardens for our sister. 
The elements for mine are coming together,
I bought a St. Francis statue,
one of Marti's favorite saints.
I also made a first time attempt 
to make a twig trellis,
not bad I guess for 
never doing one before. 
Tonight Ken is helping me clear 
the spot it will go, and then
tomorrow I can get
the dirt worked and start
planting and placing plants.
It will be an ongoing project,
but I love the time alone to 
pray, and meditate
while doing this to honor my sister.

12 comments:

Shelia said...

Oh, what a sweet thing to do. I'm sure your heart was flooded with memories as you worked on this. You did a great job too. Thanks for popping in to see me.
be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Mary Ann Potter said...

It's beautiful, Laurie! Such a lovely way to honor your beloved sister. Because you're working from your heart, it will be perfect indeed.

Diane said...

This is a wonderful idea.

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Marilyn said...

I love the start of this memorial. It will be beautiful.
BTW the doily in my photo today is the one I sent you. I was looking through old photos for something on the clothes line and found it.

Catherine said...

Such a wonderful tribute Laurie!
Lovely!
xo Catherine

Shelia said...

Thanks for popping in to see me, Laurie! Hope you're doing well and you're in my thoughts and prayers.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

So much beauty there and in your heart, Laurie!

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

Oh Laurie, what a wonderful tribute! and the St. Francis statue is perfect - the nest just adds the perfect touch!

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

what an amazing tribute..beautiful..and the St Francis statue is perfect - the nest is just the most perfect addition :-)

Kim said...

St. Francis is perfect! What a great idea. I'm am sure you will find solace in this gorgeous spot.

Lesa said...

This is such a wonderful idea and I'm sure all your sister's gardens will be beautiful and special.