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If a Rose could speak…?

The other day my brother downloaded the new John Adorney compilation The Wonder Well.  As an avid groupie (check out my previous post about him by clicking here) I so enjoyed listening to it in the car (the title track … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve….

As another new year rolls in the old dissipates into memories:  maybe some good, maybe some bad, but memories just the same. I don’t know ’bout you, but i hope some 2013 memories fade FAST.   The usual gig here … Continue reading

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…Peace vs. Pieces….

This is not about the Middle East peace process, altho a dear Anglican pastor in Ramallah, Rev. Audeh Rantisi, highlighted this phrase time & again (after Oslo when the West Bank was ‘carved into pieces.’)  No… Virginia, your humble blogger … Continue reading

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CRASH! SMASH!! BAMMM-Boozled….

Life is a GIFT, truly it IS. Especially when, well, everything in a moment gets turned upside down. ‘Everything’ is a broad contextualization for recent goings-on with Virginia, your more-than-slightly battered blogger. Maybe I better explain… Last Friday morning while … Continue reading

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Suffering, Pain & (optional) Misery….

Someone once said, “Pain & suffering are inevitable; misery is optional.”   ‘Tis true, methinks (unless you’re suffering from kidney stones when misery is a sure thing.) Still, misery can be a choice.  Which means not being miserable is also a … Continue reading

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caught by a (Sunday) thought…

Catchy phrase – ‘caught by a thought.’  Kinda appropriate for Roses in the Rubble regular visage since I like (& share!) quotes so much. And today, with the Gospel reading about Peter & John FISHING (& not catching anything, at … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Roses in the Rubble:
Since this week we commemorate World Water Day, today’s photographs are all about WATER, a resource many of us (myself included) often take for granted. After living places where every drop had to count…

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