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treasures of the sea

I went to the Salvation Army store yesterday with my daughter and found the most amazing shell collages. They were made in Brazil by an artist named Patricia Watt. They are stunning! 


I didn't care much for the ocean and beach when I was growing up here in New Jersey. But now, I could sit on the beach at Cape May for hours and stare at the tide rolling in. So peaceful, calming, and serene. I just love it! It also brings me comfort because I feel God's love very strong there.



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