Category Archives: Advent

Have a Yes to God Christmas!!

Tonight Advent ends and Christmas begins.. Think of Mary, her ‘yes’ to to God, her yes to what seemed impossible. What God asked of her. “Let it be as you have said…” May your Christmas be filled with saying ‘yes’ … Continue reading

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Joy, Joy, Joy!

At Christmas we sing about joy, we look for joy, we try to be joyful. Sometimes we confuse joy with making merry, or all-smiles happiness? But, joy is so much more. “Joy is the noblest human act.” St. Thomas Aquinas Joy … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Christmas Heart Cheer

SNAPSHOT: & WHATNOT: “Christmas will always be, as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” Dr. Seuss (from ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’) A comforting thought, but we must do our bit – the part about … Continue reading

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Illuminating Light

Preparing our hearts for Christmas, we might want to take a moment (or two) to bring whatever we’re struggling with into the Light. Maybe fear has stymied our hopes into mopes, we’re wrestling with big decisions and don’t know what … Continue reading

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Romance & Christmas Wrapping : )

Sunday whilst down with flu blues, I became a Hallmark Christmas movie slug. Both Hallmark channels have been playing non-stop Christmas movies since, geez, end of October? Seems like a long time, since I normally record several series on Hallmark … Continue reading

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Santa Maria @ The Hospital

“…and Mary pondered these things in her heart…” As a bed-fast quadriplegic my Papa was well looked after by the medical mafia of Williamsburg, dedicated doctors who regularly came by the house to check him over. But there were numerous … Continue reading

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Blues-Busting Holiday Blues

It’s a week before Christmas and Virginia (the person) has a bad case of holiday blues. The same Virginia almost to her Advent post-a-day gig goal (7 days to go?) Holiday blues? Yup. Incendiary blues from a bad case of … Continue reading

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