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Tag Archives: Christmas
“Jesus in your heart! Eternity in your mind! The will of God in all your actions! But, above all, love, God’s love, entire Love!” Saint Catherine of Genoa MERRY CHRISTMAS!! May petals of fragrant Love from the Heart of Jesus … Continue reading
“Every time we give in to selfishness and say ‘No’ to God, we spoil His loving plan for us.” Pope Francis Tonight Advent ends and Christmas begins. Think of Mary, her “yes” to God, her “yes” to what seemed impossible, … Continue reading
“Perseverance means the flowering of the love of God. It grows and grows, descending upon a soul like a cascade of flowers.” Catherine Doherty Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. As our Advent journey ends, Christmas and the path to a New … Continue reading
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill On this 19th day of Advent Virginia is contemplating her Nightmare Before Christmas ornaments. As blogged previously (click here: Happily Ever After … Continue reading
On this 13th day of Advent Virginia is contemplating love and cheer… “Christmas will always be, as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” Dr. Seuss (from “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”) We must do our … Continue reading
With the plethora of Christmas movies deluging Hallmark channels AND Lifetime, what to do on Halloween? Watch a favorite movie of Virginia’s that combines BOTH! Tim Burton’s THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Who says Christmas has the corner on happily-ever-afters, what … Continue reading
MERRY CHRISTMAS!! “Arise, shine, for the Light of the world is come…” (Isaiah 60:1) HE IS CHRISTMAS… JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD! Christmas prayer: Prepare a way for the Hope of Life “Hope is the wedding of two freedoms, human and … Continue reading
On this last Sunday in Advent here’s a post written in 2014 about my Papa not long after he passed – it’s still a message of hope for increasing our faith to cope. Let me introduce you to Freddie the … Continue reading
The holidays can be occasions for joy, but also sorrow missing loved ones. It’s been several years now since Papa passed, then Mama a year and a few months later. Precious memories fill the treasure chest in my heart. My … Continue reading