Tag Archives: Courage

ADVENT: Vales and valleys … (a poem by Virginia : )

VALES & VALLEYS Oh heart, my Heart, why are you so downcast within me? Why so much despair? Not caring, or sharing, the will to walk the way ahead… Into the valley of Shadows, must I go? Veiled, the vales … Continue reading

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Aung San Suu Kyi …on Love & Action…

What a woman of incredible courage who has fought, non-violently & tirelessly, for human rights in her country of Burma (Myanmar.)  Nobel Peace Prize laureate, mother, daughter, widow, persecuted political leader, devout Buddhist, friend of the people- “The Lady”- Aung … Continue reading

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a Week’s Roundup….Movies! Movies! Movies!

It’s a cold-n-rainy kind of day here – perfect weather to curl up with a good movie or go see one. Thought i might start a regularish Friday-Saturday movie round-up of weekly viewings, so here’s a start. (Note: High-volume viewing(s) … Continue reading

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Tireditis & Tolkien … a Cure?

‘Tis the season (after The Season) for Tireditis and colds.  After merrily making Happy over Christmas we succumb to colds & general ‘blahs’ fought so valiantly during the holidays… add New Year Blues and the onslaught of winter dreariness, and … Continue reading

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Elijah & Faith (the Buckets of Water kind!!!)

I know it’s the last Sunday of Advent & we should be thinking Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus,  shepherds & the whole Christmas gang (+ Angels + ) but it’s also near the end of the year & those end-of-the-year blues … Continue reading

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Immaculée Ilibagiza: LEFT TO TELL

I read this AMAZING book several years ago & keep giving copies away (we’ll see how long the current edition stays on VA’s shelf!!)  Immaculée’s powerful testament of courage, faith and forgiveness amidst the horrifying Rwandan Holocaust of 1994 is … Continue reading

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