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Merry Christmas !!

Merry Christmas to you and yours; May you experience genuine peace  … despite your circumstances … this Christmas and all through the new year as you begin to truly realize God’s amazing love shown through his son, Jesus.

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A Taste of Italy Art Exhibit

  My Exhibit includes photos while on my first “Chasing Francis” Spirit Venture in 2012 with photos from Assisi, Rome and Florence. It is at the RoxyAnn Winery in Medford, Oregon.  Come on by for a glass of Cabernet Franc:) … Continue reading

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Art For Life … The Rest of the Story

  We are killing our planet!  Our oceans are a prime example.  I am becoming more aware of  how detrimental plastic is to our environment.  And I will be the first to confess that I too have been guilty.  Did you know … Continue reading

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Art For Life (pt 2)

Creation Care conclusion - John Petersen

  Yesterday I inadvertently sent my post “Art for Life” to my Life, etc. blog rather than  Franciscus Meus where this series Do you like a Mystery? has been unfolding.  This story could easily fit in either, but due to St. Francis’s love and … Continue reading

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Clue 2: Art For Life

John Petersen, Creation Care Mystery Clue #2

  A “new” form of art has evolved:   The photos show the new medium. It is quite creative.  It’s purpose is to save our planet.  It is “Art For Life”.   The next post will reveal “The Rest of … Continue reading

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Clue 1: Creation Care

John Petersen, Creation Care Mystery Clue #1

  After God created man (male and female) in his own image … “God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it.  Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of … Continue reading

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Do you like a Mystery?

John Petersen

Do you like a mystery?  The next 2 or 3 posts will contain photos with the theme of “CREATION CARE”.  Consider the photos and determine their source and their connection to mother earth, St. Francis, and the Good Book.   … Continue reading

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Humble Servanthood: Jesus Washing the Disciples’ Feet

After his ‘triumphal entry’ to Jerusalem seated on a donkey’s colt Jesus predicts his death. “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.  I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the … Continue reading

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Who do you say that I am?

Best laid plans … My original intent was to post a photo everyday while in Assisi and Rome.  However that was not meant to be.  Perhaps it was for the best, though … since Father ‘does’ know best.  Not being … Continue reading

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Rebirth; A new creation

“Get thee behind me, Satin.” Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit. (John 3: 6) Continue to work out … your own salvation with reverence and awe and trembling … for it is God who … Continue reading

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