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"Joyful Curmudgeon" An oxymoron?
No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.


Sunrise – 9 November 2006
By Mary T. Hoffman


Early in the morning, several days ago, as usual I glanced outside toward the eastern sky; but what I saw was an unusually spectacular red sunrise. Immediately, I grabbed the digital camera, stepped outdoors, and took a few photos. This is one of them.

Sometimes when I see a red sunrise or sunset, I’m reminded of the old saying that goes something like this: “Red sun in morning, sailors take warning; red sun at night, sailors’ delight.”

Well, I’m not a sailor; so I take delight in red sunrises, as well as red sunsets!

For sunset photos see:

These other sunrise photos of mine are more subdued:

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