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Autumn Dance: The Story of This Painting

Autumn Dance: The Story of this Painting by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve — Autumn is a season of transition, and one of its best aspects is also its worst: one day, it can be bone-chilling cold, … Continue reading

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Speaking up for Truth — Even at Church

We humans are funny creatures: we extol how unique and individual we are, and yet we like to belong to groups. The two can go together, sort of, but the larger the group, the more the pressure on the person … Continue reading

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Living in Limbo-Land

Dreams are great things. They push us, prod us, exhilarate us, give us hope for a brighter future. They also frustrate us to no end, especially when we have a dream, a desire, a longing, an aching — for years and … Continue reading

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The Pataha: The Story of This Painting

The Story of the Painting The Pataha, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: We have friends, transplants from the Northwest, who live in the Southwest. And while the desert is beautiful, they say — filled with color … Continue reading

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Midday Tea: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Midday Tea, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: The answer to the question, “How are you?” used to be, “Fine.” In the modern world, however, the answer has morphed to, “Oh, I’m … Continue reading

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Gathering Thoughts — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Gathering Thoughts, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: The ocean is a place of peace and tranquility, interspersed with motion, movement, and the endless sound of the surf. The first response of … Continue reading

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Phonograph Days: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Phonograph Days, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Music is an element of the human experience that transcends time and culture, and it is as important to the health of our souls … Continue reading

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Ending the Day on a Good Note: The Story of this Painting

The story of the painting, Ending the Day on a Good Note, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: No matter what job we do during the day to earn money for our daily bread, real life for … Continue reading

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Wild Child: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting Wild Child by Steve Henderson, at Start Your Week with Steve: Deep down, no matter how cynical we are, we know that childhood should be a precious age. If you have spent any time with … Continue reading

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The New Hat: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, The New Hat, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: There’s something about the 1940s, especially, and the 1930s, that we hearken back to. Of course, there is no “perfect” time, and especially … Continue reading

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