Tag Archives: Beauty

#LENT: Seeing (& seeking) Beauty

Sometimes we get so busy we don’t notice the beauty around us. The other day waiting at a stoplight in a busy intersection, I looked over to see what looked like a bluebird land in a tree across the street. … Continue reading

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#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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Snapshot & Whatnot: Broken World Beauty

Here’s a quickie pic taken last year while visiting the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Snapshot: U.S. Botanical Garden Conservatory & Whatnot: “Finding beauty in a broken world is creating beauty in the world we find.” Terry Tempest Williams (author … Continue reading

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beauteous wayside sacraments (quickie quote!)

On this last Friday of Lent, here’s a quickie quote to challenge our hearts. “Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in … Continue reading

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#MeToo

Social media feeds have been buzzing with the hashtag #MeToo, a movement started 10 years ago by activist Tarana Burke that catapulted into global attention this week with actress Alyssa Milano’s tweet to ‘give people a sense of the magnitude … Continue reading

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Roses in the Rubble

Easter is a few weeks away & Virginia the blogger has been AWOL most of Lent. Not much chance for the post-a-day Lenten gig of previous years, but there’s still time to offer a few bits for reflection. Psalm 27:1&4 … Continue reading

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God’s love letters…

When we look around and see the beauty of God’s creation – an intricate flower, a beauteous bluebird, turquoise oceans, trees with golden leaves – it’s like a reading a love letter.  Seeing Heavenly paintbrushes busy in a glorious sunset … Continue reading

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