Frederick, in Leo Lionni's book by that name, is a small field mouse. The other mice around him are busy gathering corn and nuts and other good things for winter. When they see Frederick sitting there, staring at the meadow, they ask what he is doing.
"I gather colors," answered Frederick simply, "For winter is gray."
Here, to spice up winter grayness, are some cornucopias of color, to top off our color celebration week.
My approach to contemplative photography --
Tell about it."
Mary Oliver in "Sometimes"
Tesserae: small cube-shaped tiles of ceramic, glass or precious stone used to make a mosaic, or in this case, brief essays on some element of lectio divina with Luke 10:38-42.