Category Archives: Advent

Putting Love In…

Here in the final week of Advent, Christmas is just a few short days away. As we hurry and scurry amidst the holiday rush, crushed by lists, lines, traffic, frustrations & elusive parking places, it’s a good idea to stop … Continue reading

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crying in the wilderness….

Advent days can be long and bleak when dreary skies serve up icy drizzles that dampen our toes and spirits. Trudging through the sludge we wonder, where is the sun? In an interior landscape of dreariness, we can get lost … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2016

As we commemorate World AIDS Day 2016, we remember the 35 million people who have died from AIDS related illnesses and the 37 million people around the globe who are currently infected with the disease. Before moving to Tanzania in … Continue reading

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And so it begins….

uh, and so it BEGAN.  The first Sunday of Advent jumped us when we weren’t quite finished munching our Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s now the first Wednesday of Advent, there’s a carol service at church tonight, and Christmas is only 25 … Continue reading

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Love is a Verb

Our hearts are sickened and saddened by the senseless violence and killings over the weekend at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Shock.  Disbelief.  Anger.  Despair. How do we respond to such reckless terror and hate? And perpetuated upon the … Continue reading

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Advent-ish rainbows

Shocked to see a blog from Roses in the Rubble? Me too! Blogger Virginia has been off the posting grid for MANY MONTHS.  Yes, it’s already the 2nd Sunday of Advent so making that previous post-a-day Advent goal is bust.  … Continue reading

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A “Rosy” Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas from Roses in the Rubble!!! May petals of fragrant joy that stem from the Heart of Jesus give you grace to face the thorns in your life today & each day of the New Year.  Remember Christ was … Continue reading

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