Author Archives: Virginia

A Song for Saturday

As Lent jumped us a bit this year (with Ash Wednesday on Valentine’s Day), Virginia was still on the fence about doing another post-a-day Lent gig. Posted somethings the last 3 days to keep her options open, ‘ya know? But, … Continue reading

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Touching the Wounds of Christ

On this first Friday of Lent, here’s a thought to consider: are we opening our hearts and lives to touch the wounds of Christ? What wounds His heart? “‘Thomas, put your finger in My hands. Put it in My side. … Continue reading

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The Cross of Love

My heart breaks for the families of students & faculty senselessly killed & injured yesterday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this horrific violence. Drenched with sadness, it’s … Continue reading

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Mindlessness vs. Mindfulness

Lent is here, aaaaack! As Ash Wednesday begins the 40-day Lenten journey to Easter, we forage into fasting & abstinence (all the things we mean to give up, must give up, try to give up?) But Lent is about more … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Weekend Whatnots: Cheers!

SNAPSHOT: & WHATNOT:  “A fine beer may be judged with one sip, but it’s better to be thoroughly sure.” A Czech proverb proffering weekend wisdom as sighted in downtown Williamsburg @ DOG Street Pub on Duke of Gloucester Street (that … Continue reading

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Fear-freeing Cosmic Comedic Grooves

A few weeks ago my brother & I watched an episode of Star Talk where astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson interviewed comedian & late night show host Stephen Colbert regarding cosmic ramifications of comedy. As a groupie of both men (& … Continue reading

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all through the night

Sometimes night swirls around us with a darkness so dishearteningly deep, it’s hard to sleep. But, God is with us in our bleakest, darkest moments with lanterns of hope. “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of … Continue reading

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