Purple flowers, Louisville 18

17 April 2021
Waterfront Botanical Garden
Louisville, Kentucky

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A prayer for India

God of every country,
we pray for India and its peoples.
Comfort bereaved families.
Work quick recoveries
foe those who battle COVID.
May those who have managed to stay out of harm’s way
continue to stay safe.
Grant the country’s leadership the wisdom
to focus its energies on fighting the virus
rather than on controlling the narrative
about its handling of the crisis.
Lord, in your mercy! Amen.

inspired by and adapted from Dr. Raj Nadella, professor of New Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary

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Purple flowers, Louisville 17

17 April 2021
Waterfront Botanical Garden
Louisville, Kentucky

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25 April 2021

Walking. Waterfront Botanical Garden.
Remembering ANZAC Day and Ella Fitzgerald.
Waltzing Matilda – Seona McDowell
The Band Played Waltzing Matilda – The Pogues
The Diggers’ Legacy – Eric Bogle
Anzac Day – Glen Moffatt
Anzac Parade – Ann-Maree Keefe
Anzac Dawn – Katy Soljak
In the Silence – Glyn Lehmann
Mothers Daughters Wives – Judy Small
On Every Anzac Day – John Schumann and The Vagabond Crew
Island Home – Christine Anu
Spirit of the Anzacs – Lee Kernaghan, Guy Sebastian, Sheppard, Jon Stevens, Jessica Mauboy & Shannon Noll
For Auld Land Syne! Australia Will Be There – Michael Halliwell & David Miller
Advance Australia Fair – The Aussie Bush Band
God Defend New Zealand – The Royal New Zealand Navy Band
The Last Post – Band Of The Royal Regiment Of New Zealand Artillery
Dream a Little Dream of Me – Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Drop Me off in Harlem – Ella Fitzgerald (feat. Duke Ellington and His Orchestra)
Take The “A” Train – Ella Fitzgerald (feat. Duke Ellington and His Orchestra)
Mood Indigo – Ella Fitzgerald (feat. Oscar Peterson)

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Purple flowers, Louisville 16

Waterfront Botanical Garden
Louisville, Kentucky
17 April 2021

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Waterfront Botanical Garden
Louisville, Kentucky
17 April 2021

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17 April 2021
Waterfront Botanical Garden
Louisville, Kentucky

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Purple flowers guest collection 152

photo by Laura VanDale
Nantahala National Forest North Carolina
13 April 2021

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Purple flowers guest collection 151

photo by Laura VanDale
Sapphire Valley, North Carolina
12 April 2021

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Purple flowers, Germantown 10

Germantown, Kentucky
9 April 2021

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