God’s Canvas

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Autumn

is the time

when we see God as artist.

He paints our world with incredible colours and shades.

I found this beautiful coloured leaf today

and had to take it home to show you.

 

 

Our beautiful world!

 

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Weekly inspiration No 38 – Don’t judge

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In this world everyone judges others on the way people dress,

how they look, what they say etc.

It is very hard not to.

It takes discipline, compassion, patience and listening skills.

 

Every person has their own story.

We think we can  feel the same,

still it is not always possible

 

 

 

Go ahead.

Judge me.

Just remember

to be perfect the rest of your life.

 

 

With love

from me

❤ ❤ ❤

Weekly Inspiration No 37 – Hope

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We all have ups and downs and some days we feel it cannot get worse.

we feel lost,

we feel sad,

we feel alone.

 

 

Never give up Hope.

Hope will give you

strength,

determination,

encouragement,

confidence

and it will get you through.

The sun will rise

and we will try again!

*****

If you are in a situation like that at the moment,

please know that you are not alone and you are precious and loved.

My best wishes for you

and may the sun rise for you soon again.

Sending hugs and comfort to you.

 

Much love

from me!

❤ ❤ ❤

 

A day in Barcelona

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Barcelona is a wonderful city and so much to see.

An amazing church building – La Sagrada Familia from the Architect Antoni Gaudi which he started building in 1883.  Knowing he will not see it finished, he spent 40 years building and left plans for his successors. He is buried under the nave.

On the link on his name is a short video what it will look like when it is finished hopefully in 2026, ready for Gaudi’s 100th anniversary of his death.

His buildings and casas are all over Barcelona.

Next was the “Casa de les Punxes” or Casa Terradas which was build for 3 sisters by a different architect looking more like a castle.

Casa de les Punxes

All details are just fabulous even the balcony tiles from the bottom.

We walked to the next of Gaudi’s buildings the Casa Mila. This was built as an apartment block.

Casa Mila

We continued our walk to the next Gaudi Casa along the famous and really large Passeig Gracia. This Road is tree lined, has exclusive shops, wide pavements and amazing old buildings. The pavement is tiled with Gaudi tiles; aren’t they beautiful?

 

Gaudi tiles on the Passeig Gracia

 

Along there we came to Casa Batllo, a colourful casa built by Gaudi again.

 

Casa Batllo

Next to this casa is a Netherland style casa called Casa Amatller from the same architect as the Casa de Punxes above.

Casa Amatller and Casa Batllo

Casa Amatller

So many casas…. it was so interesting.

Casa Lleo Morera

 

 

Admiring all buildings we headed to the Cathedral. As the queues were everywhere terribly long, we continued to walk and see all from outside – we only had one day.

Cathedral

Then we went through small little roads to our last stop The Arc de Triomf.

Arc de Triomf

This Arc de Triomf was build in 1888 as an entrance to the Barcelona World Fair, a very impressive building.

We walked over 20000 steps as my step counter showed and were ready to go back by train to village were we stayed.

This was a short one day tour of Barcelona, hope you enjoyed the sites.

I have visited Barcelona on the 8th August and this post was put together before the terror attack in Barcelona. It is terrible to think what happened and my thoughts and prayers are with the people who died or were injured in the attack.  I pray that the world become a safer place.