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Flowery Blooming Grooves

It’s Friday. I don’t know about you, but Virginia (the person) is so ready for the weekend! Until it starts, here are a few Friday flowers and quotes to keep our hearts blooming… “A flower does not think of competing … Continue reading

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RAPTUROUS ROSES!!

Faithful readers know that Virginia loves roses so much she named her blog Roses in the Rubble. As the month of June winds down, there’s a special celebration headed this way on the 30th. Virginia’s not divulging much yet, so … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FLOWERS!!

To perk up the end of the week, Virginia is sharing a few of her favorite cloudy day flower pics… Blue flowers @ Butchart Gardens A menagerie of joy @ Norfolk Botanical Gardens An iris @ Colonial Williamsburg Water lilies … Continue reading

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(nearly) Wordless Wednesday: Spring Flowers!

“Spring: a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be.” (Anonymous) “A great beginning is sometimes at the point of what you thought would be the end of something.” Dodinsky “Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it … Continue reading

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Something Wisterious This Way Comes…

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” Robin Williams Greetings everyone! After her post-a-day Lent gig Virginia has taken a blogging break this week. But today she’s back sharing something “wisteriously springy” sighted by her iPhone walking around town … Continue reading

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Easter Monday: CHERRY BLOSSOM JOY!

Hope everyone had a lovely Easter. Now that Lent is done and chocolate is back on the menu (Virginia baked a decadent vegan chocolate cake for Easter, YUM!) we are now in the waiting game liturgically speaking until Pentecost. After … Continue reading

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Extravagant Love!

“Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair; the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfumed oil.”  (John 12:3) On this … Continue reading

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PEACE GROOVES

So many things can wreck our inner peace these days. Just turn on the news! Or check your social media feeds (either way downers abound.) The tricky part about trying to get our peace grooves on is letting God have … Continue reading

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HOLD ON, SPRING IS OTW!

Today is the first day of Spring but it’s FREEEEEZING OUTSIDE. We had a few warm days last week, then wham! A huge storm hit Thursday night dropping balmy temps from the 60s to the 30s (18°C to 1°C.) Yesterday … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Honest Humility

 “If every flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.” St. Thérèse of Lisieux On this Lenten Wednesday, here’s a quote about humility (the good kind)… “If a flower could speak, it seems to me that it … Continue reading

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