Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Transformative Blackbird Grooves

A few weeks before Christmas my neighbor Laurin recommended the movie, “The Big Year.” Since my brother & I like birds (really like them) she thought we would enjoy this movie, based on a book by Mark Obmascik about three … Continue reading

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Have a Cuppa (celebratory) Tea

There are many ways to celebrate Advent, but a dear friend gifted me with a new way this year: an Advent Calendar filled with TEA! Traveling to Germany she brought this unique gift home that has been such a joyful … Continue reading

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The Problem of Pain

That may be a title of a C.S. Lewis book, but, really, it is a problem. PAIN.  It comes in all shapes and sizes. Physical pain manifests in many ways (& places): sharp, tingling, zinging, aching, mind-numbing, nauseating pain in … Continue reading

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Books! Books! Books!

“I cannot live without books.”  Thomas Jefferson Virginia the blogger posted something yesterday & here she is again? But, it’s WORLD BOOK DAY. That’s right, today we celebrate reading, literacy, and BOOKS. As a self-confessed bookaholic (my sister invited me … Continue reading

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…going deeper…

It’s Ash Wednesday… and so Lent begins.  Last year @ Roses in the Rubble we started out by opening our hearts to be embraced by God (click here to check out how) then moved into the desert to see how … Continue reading

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…dreams, dreams! (quickie quote)

Dashing out & about this Lenten Saturday (fun times abounding) it’s a wee bit late, so here’s a quick quote to contemplate: “You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.”  C.S. Lewis Guess it’s … Continue reading

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…getting out of bed?

The Lent post-a-day gig continues here @ Roses in the Rubble, but today will be short(!)  Just a quickie challenge from a quote by C. S. Lewis: “We read of spiritual efforts and our imagination makes us believe that because … Continue reading

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