Author Archives: Virginia

#Lent : Reflecting Beauty

When we look in the mirror of our lives, what do we see? Ducks reflecting (mirror-like) @ Maymont Park (Richmond, VA) Sometimes I focus so much on the stuff that’s wrong with my life (& me) that I forget to … Continue reading

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#Lent: Dwelling in Peace & Love

“By contrition we are made clean, by compassion we are made ready, and by true longing for God we are made worthy… Our courteous Lord does not want His servants to despair because they fall often and grievously; for our … Continue reading

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#Lent: Knowing, Being, Doing (& humility)

“We find God in our own being which is a mirror of God. But how do we find our own being? Actions are the doors and windows of being. Unless we act we have no way of knowing what we … Continue reading

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#Lent: Putting Love In (all we do)

One major lesson Blogger Virginia learned during years of care-giving: how I did what I did mattered. Putting love in made a big difference to my parents (and to me) whether it was something important or a messy arduous task … Continue reading

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#Lent: Keep Moving On (with Love!)

Yesterday I posted about the passing of my beloved Papa. My precious Mama joined him the following year, leaving a huge hole in my heart and life. Like this Ms. Piggy filled with memorable photographs in Smithfield, Virginia (the state … Continue reading

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08 March: Papa…& the GIFT of Tears

Today is March 8th. Previously I have posted about International Women’s Day (click here to read last year’s International Women’s Day: A Photo Journey), but March 8th is also the day my precious Papa died. As faithful readers know, my … Continue reading

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Lent: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

On this Lenten Thursday, maybe it’s time to make a few decisions… (an indecisive coyote we encountered awhile ago in the Grand Canyon) “A decision joins us to the eternal. It brings what is eternal into time. A decision raises … Continue reading

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