Category Archives: Quotes

#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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valentine blues & (hope-filled) grooves

“Love is space and time measured by the heart.” Marcel Proust It’s Valentine’s Day. In stores, emails, tweets – it’s all LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.  Mushy sentiment for the masses. Chocolate. Sweethearts and sweet tarts (do they still make those little … Continue reading

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BOOKS! READING! BOOKS! READING! BOOKS!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Suess “I cannot live without books.”  Thomas Jefferson I like books. I really like books. As a self-confessed … Continue reading

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Beverage-induced Inspiration (for birzzzzy days)

“Make tea, not war.” Monty Python’s Flying Circus This week it’s birizzzy freezing in many parts of North America. With cold temps seeping into our gratitude meters (sapping them of warmth) it may be hard to focus on things for … Continue reading

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