Tag Archives: God’s love

God’s love letters…

When we look around and see the beauty of God’s creation – an intricate flower, a beauteous bluebird, turquoise oceans, trees with golden leaves – it’s like a reading a love letter.  Seeing Heavenly paintbrushes busy in a glorious sunset … Continue reading

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…sparking initiatives…

It’s Sunday night, already! Since Virginia your blogger is very pooped after a very full weekend, this post is a short thought for our minds and hearts to contemplate.  Don’t be fooled by short — read it more than once … Continue reading

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…warm cars, warm hearts…

Today i picked up my happily heating car from the shop just in time for it to be 66 degrees tomorrow. How hilarious is that?  My heater now works.  Turns out the solution was rather simple — it needed more … Continue reading

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God loves you (Peter Kreeft says so!)

So the Bible says so, too (that God loves you… & me!)  Virginia (that’s me!) is really looking forward to hearing author & theologian Peter Kreeft speak Friday night @ the College of William & Mary.  (7:00 PM in Ewell … Continue reading

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…foot washing… heart washing

It’s Holy Thursday.  If you would like to read a more in depth reflection on what it means to wash the feet of one another (as Jesus challenged us to), please click here to read one i posted previously:   … Continue reading

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… fumes and perfume(s)…

In the Scriptures for this Holy Week Monday we encounter Martha and Mary as Jesus dines with them again in Bethany.  Since this visit comes after Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, we can imagine Martha worked long & hard … Continue reading

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… birthdays… and anniversaries!!

Today is Mama’s 80th Birthday(!!!) How appropriate it’s also Laetare Sunday when we take the opportunity to “rejoice” amidst the somberness of Lent. We have kicked rejoicing up a notch to full celebratory happiness as we thank God for the … Continue reading

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…managing Lenten deserts…

Yesterday we tackled mud puddle management, so today we’re looking at what happens when we splash out of our mud puddles but end up in a desert.  It happens.  Sometimes we go through dry spells when all the usual spiritual … Continue reading

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…managing mud puddles (in Lent)….

Muddling our way through Lent, we’re almost half way done. Easter is just 3 & 1/2 weeks away(!) …but yesterday (another dreary rainy day) i got stuck in a mud puddle funk. It happens. Mud happens (especially when it rains.) … Continue reading

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STAYING WARM!!!!!

It’s absolutely FREEZING here. Snow on the ground from earlier this week won’t go away. Tonight it will be 5 degrees F (-15 C).  Besides drinking copious amounts of hot tea – (i considered giving it up for Lent, but … Continue reading

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