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Speaking to the Soul: Colors of Love

Speaking to the Soul: Colors of Love

The beauty in the colors of love
Grow dear and vibrant, like light
In the dark night, true
sent to show
The depths of love God has for people
So we might take love to others, shine
It strong amongst all that is dull
To stamp out hate and plant hope,
To reveal we are all children of the One
Who truly loved us and loves us still



The Rev. Annette Joseph is rector at Holy Cross, Poplar Bluff Missouri. She is married to Richard and they have five children. Reflecting on life has always been a tool for deepening

Image: by Annette Joseph



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John Madison

A beautiful poem.
My journey out of a legalistic, toxic religion began by saying “No” to its hold on me. But the journey actually took on new life when I began to say “Yes” to the souls behind the different faces I met throughout the day, listening to the divine whisper say, “This is God’s child”.

Jay Croft

I just went to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts website and what I am thinking of, isn’t listed. So, I’m guessing that it is no longer at the museum.

Philip B. Spivey

Happy birthday to You.

Jay Croft

I’ve seen vases like this before but I can’t remember where. Where is this vase located?

Annette Joseph

Jay, it is an ornament. I just got it this year. The box is packed away right now. I can look up the company from the shop though if you’d like to know.

Jay Croft

Thank you, Annette.

What I am thinking of is a rather large vase, perhaps 2.5 or 3 feet tall, with a similar design. I remember now that I saw it in the Montgomery (Alabama) Museum of Fine Arts.

I no longer live in Alabama so I’m not sure if it’s in their permanent collection.

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