Posts made in December, 2014

Merry Christmas from Connie’s Corner

»Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Heartfelt Treasures | 0 comments

Merry Christmas from Connie’s Corner

 

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Tuesday @ Ten: Patience

»Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Heartfelt Treasures | 0 comments

Tuesday @ Ten: Patience

Patience… Excitedly waiting to open presents with your grandson on Christmas morning. Patience… Joyfully sitting through yet another dance rehearsal or sports practice even though there are other things you could be doing. Patience…Anxiously waiting for your teen to come home after a night out with friends, hoping, and praying that they are OK. Patience… Fearfully waiting for that phone call from the doctor after a scary medical test. Patience… Lovingly holding my hand and my heart until I am done crying and hurting. Patience… Confidently waiting for God’s direction when a major life decision must be made. Patience… Victoriously trusting and putting faith in God’s plan even when you cannot see it. Patience… I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and...

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Linderhof Palace; Intimate Opulence

»Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Travel Treasures | 0 comments

Linderhof Palace; Intimate Opulence

Continuing on our exploration of castles and palaces in Germany and Austria, we will visit Linderhof Palace in Bavaria, Germany for our next stop. Situated in southern Germany, Bavaria is the largest state in the Federal Republic of Germany. Bavaria’s history spans time and connects it to Rome and Celtic cultural heritage. A few fantastic “walled” cities are also in this area; Rothenburg, Dinkelsbuhl, and Nordlingen. Bavaria is home to one of my all-time favorite cities; Munich. Linderhof Palace was purchased by the Bavarian King, Maximilian II in the early 1850’s. Linderhof appealed to his heir, Ludwig II for its remote and isolated location, given his somewhat eccentric and reclusive personality. Ludwig II was crowned King in 1864 and began several massive...

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