Posts by Lynell Walker

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God put a rainbow in the sky

by Lynell Walker
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God [said], “This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and everything living around you and everyone living after you. I’m putting my rainbow in the clouds, a sign of the covenant between me and the Earth. From now on, when I form a cloud over the Earth and […]

Oppositional Defiant

by Lynell Walker
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Several years ago I worked as a Case Manager for an agency here in Sacramento that serviced the needs of troubled adolescents.  Their admission packets often came with some diagnosis and that information became useful in developing a treatment plan used in helping to stabilize the child’s life.  More often than not, the term used […]

Love – It’s not so hard…

by Lynell Walker
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Writing blog posts is new to me.  I try to do them early in the morning when I first wake and the day is still fairly quiet.  I’ve been looking through old picture files on my computer for inspiration.  As I flick through the images I find my heart “strangely warmed”, as John Wesley would […]

Enjoying Beauty

by Lynell Walker
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Last weekend Pat and I took the day to go to Volcano, California to see Daffodil Hill.  There are so many lists that lay claim to days off.  The IRS would like a tax return, ignored piles of paper that cover the coffee table beg to be sorted and the raised beds in the backyard wait to be […]

Creating Beauty

by Lynell Walker
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I am grateful this day for those who came before me and planted trees that sing of the beauty of God’s imagination. In a world where there is so much strife, so much noise, it is wonderful to stumble on images of beauty and grace. I was so taken with the contrast of the snow […]

Welcome to Reflections

by Lynell Walker
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Welcome to this our first entry to St. Paul’s blog My hope is that we will have several writers contribute to this site on a variety of topics that both inspire and provoke the curious of heart. St. Paul’s is an exciting parish, serving downtown Sacramento. St. Paul’s is a stunning historic gem in the […]