Tag Archives: gospel music

A Song for Saturday

With all the challenges we are facing, today here is one of Virginia’s favorite gospel songs that has been a great comfort in times of stress. (Email readers, you know the drill – click to Roses website for a listen…) … Continue reading

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joyful exultations!!

Last night while attending a lovely Advent lessons & carols service with my sister @ my church, several verses from Isaiah jumped off the page into my heart. “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people…” They also brought to mind a … Continue reading

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The Power of Love (@ a Royal Wedding!)

Virginia’s plans for a chill Saturday cleaning out stuff went askew, hijacked by the Royal Wedding. You know, the one today @ Windsor Castle with British Prince Harry & American actress Meghan Markle, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex? … Continue reading

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A Song for Sunday: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Sunday is (almost) over, so here’s a song from one of Virginia’s favorite music groups to lift our spirits (up & up & up!) I’ve been a huge groupie of LBM – Ladysmith Black Mambazo – for eons. Making music … Continue reading

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crying in the wilderness….

Advent days can be long and bleak when dreary skies serve up icy drizzles that dampen our toes and spirits. Trudging through the sludge we wonder, where is the sun? In an interior landscape of dreariness, we can get lost … Continue reading

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Come, Ye Disconsolate …

The Advent post-a-day gig here @ Roses in the Rubble covered quite a few carols and music compilations because Virginia, your humble blogger, loves music, especially Christmas music.  For Lent we don’t seem to focus so much on music, except … Continue reading

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Walking in the Light…

As the end of Advent draws near to Christmas (and our holiday cheer percolates with the stress of what’s undone, done & to-be-done before Thursday) let’s take a moment to put all that aside.  Empty our minds of Christmas clutter … Continue reading

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