Stand ye still: (Tribute To Patty Gross)

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© Andrea Petersen

Photo license: © All rights reserved

Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves,
stand ye still, and see the salvation of the Lord with you.. fear not, nor be dismayed; for the Lord will be with you. 2 Chronicles 20:16

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The verse above is so comforting to me and it brings deep spiritual meaning to me right now in more ways than one. I was surprised to see the blue jay standing still like this today when I shot this picture through the window...It looked directly at me as though it could reach inside of my soul and read my thoughts. He reminded me of a sweet angel of light. It is though he is saying, "God is with you and the future is in His hands..."

I dedicate this page to Patty Gross, a former member here at JPG
who took her site down a few days ago...We miss her participation very much and I loved her work...truly an inspiration and a very nice lady...Patty stood true to her convictions and she lives by her faith...

14 responses

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (17 May 2010):

    Wow, he is looking at you!! A fantastic capture Andrea!!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (18 May 2010):

    perfect

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (18 May 2010):

    A wonderful tribute to a great lady! Wonderful shot Andrea.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (18 May 2010):

    Excellent photo and tribute to Patty Gross. I wonderful tribute to a woman that held true to her beliefs.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (18 May 2010):

    Wonderful capture and tribute.

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (18 May 2010):

    excellent photo

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (18 May 2010):

    wonderful shot and tribute!

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (18 May 2010):

    Beautiful portrait here! Well done.

  • Dhanny P

    Dhanny P (Deleted) gave props (18 May 2010):

    Oh wow Andrea!! wings behind his back almost daring you.. Nice shot

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (19 May 2010):

    Excellent photo and tribute, Andrea. You always put so much thought into your narratives.

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (22 May 2010):

    i will miss her too..

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (23 May 2010):

    What a loss to the JPG community!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (26 May 2010):

    He looks like he's really listening to your verse

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) said (18 Jul 2010):

    Thank you so much Andrea....and all of you for your great comments. I am back as of today. I suppose I missed all of you too much to stay away, so I've "come home."

    I can avoid the distasteful photos here without any problem. I have found that it is just as rampant on other site too, so I choose to be here with you....my friends. :)

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