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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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A Quickie Quote of Advent HOPE : )

A very quickie thought for our minds &  hearts to ponder today. But first, here’s a pic of an open arms kinda snowman sharing holiday cheer (& love) @ Walt Disney’s Epcot park in sunny Florida. “My idea of Christmas, … Continue reading

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…no Bah-Humbugging around…

For neophyte Bah Humbuggers out there, “Bah Humbug” is an attitude espoused by Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, a book written by Charles Dickens in the 19th century that is still relevant today. Scrooge is not the nicest character (to … Continue reading

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ADVENT CANDY CANES (of Love & Understanding)

Advent is a season of waiting, of preparation, of seeking (like wise men and women.) For new Roses in the Rubble readers, Virginia’s post-a-day Advent gig usually entails a brief inspirational quote, picture, carol or (occasionally) more prolific thoughts. I … Continue reading

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