Tag Archives: Courage

Snapshots & Whatnot: Warbler Bluesbusters

When we are having a challenging day and nothing seems to be going our way, maybe we should take a page from Dr. Seuss books and hear what he has to say… Mr. Warbler with a bad case of The … Continue reading

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PERSISTENCE GROOVES

Today Virginia is contemplating persistence. (Something certain impatient redheads are not very good at.) But dang it all, persistence pays (so they say.) Keep on going. Don’t give up. Fail. Fail. Fail. Get back up and try again. Not easy … Continue reading

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#LOVE IN OUR HEARTS

Yesterday in the U.S. we honored the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.  It’s good to take a day to celebrate the courage of an extraordinary activist who led a movement for change, who dreamed segregated Americans could become a … Continue reading

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UNITY: YOU + ME = WE

Has civility disappeared completely from our political discourse? What happened yesterday in our nation’s capitol went far beyond the rights of free speech and protest. As violent thugs barged their way into the Capitol Building disrupting the election certification process, … Continue reading

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#EPIPHANY STARS OF FAITH

Although we usually commemorate Epiphany on 06 January, this year we are celebrating it on a Sunday – today. Epiphany marks the journey of wise men from the East who traveled far following a star to meet the Christ-child in … Continue reading

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New Tomorrows…

It’s New Year’s Eve and time to say goodbye to 2020. What a year! So many challenges clouded our horizons. Global pandemics, loss, conflicts that continued unabated, hurricanes, fires, economic hardships, more loss…and failures. It was hard at times to … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: CHRIST AMONG US

As we near the end of Advent, here’s a powerful quote to contemplate… “As long as there are people, Christ will walk the earth as your neighbor, as the one through whom God calls you, speaks to you, makes demands … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: GLOOMY DAY LIGHT

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5 It’s amazing what a difference light makes when things are gloomy. We may have trouble finding our way when doom and gloom cloud our horizons. … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: Conduits of God’s Grandeur

A part of Advent is opening our hearts and lives to God’s presence, to God’s glory. Amidst challenges the extent of God’s grandeur may be shrouded in mists of confusion and doubt. But, God’s glory – like God’s love – … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: Tolkien Tireditis Cures

‘Tis the season for sniffles and general tireditis… Throw 2020 into the mix – voila! – it’s easy to succumb to blahs this holiday. Add uncertainty of an impending New Year (please, God, not another one like 2020!) and we … Continue reading

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