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#EASTER: Joy (everlasting) Joy, Joy, Joy!!!

A blessed Easter to one and all: Let us rejoice & be glad! Easter love to all from Virginia @ Roses in the Rubble! “Jesus no longer belongs to the past but lives in the present and is projected toward … Continue reading

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#LENT: Seeing (& seeking) Beauty

Sometimes we get so busy we don’t notice the beauty around us. The other day waiting at a stoplight in a busy intersection, I looked over to see what looked like a bluebird land in a tree across the street. … Continue reading

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#Lent: harvesting joy (from tears)

Going through tough times and seasons of loss, sometimes we think we’ll never be happy ever (ever ever) again. But that’s when giving ourselves time to heal can help us move forward, one teary moment (& prayer) at a time. … Continue reading

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Flowers! Flowers! Flowers (& more!)

My brother and I plotted (for months) to attend a big Comic Con in Va. Beach held a few weeks ago, but instead of braving massive crowds we decided to have a stay-cation.  A vacation usually involves vacating your home … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Thorny Roses

SNAPSHOT: A rose in Kosovo (circa 1999) & WHATNOT… “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr Isn’t that like our lives, like our faith? Sometimes there’s hard spiky … Continue reading

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Advent Snapshot & Whatnot: Perseverance

Another quickie post here @Roses in the Rubble’s Advent post-a-day gig. Christmas is 12 days away. Yikes! SNAPSHOT: Spring flowers on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA & WHATNOT: You may be thinking, what is Virginia thinking posting a picture … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnots: BEAUTY (@ Butchart Gardens)

Last June we had a grand time visiting Canada (as detailed in my Victoria Day post) so today here’s a bigger peek at the beauty of Butchart Gardens in Victoria. Beautiful blue flowers! Morning stretches… …walkways of wonder cool trees… … Continue reading

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