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MAMA, WE MISS YOU!!

Today, 22 June, is the memorial of our precious Mama’s passing. Oh, how we miss her! Our home is filled with remembrances of her, but our hearts continue to overflow with memories and legacies of her love. Our Mama did … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day 2017

20 June is World Refugee Day. There are over 65 million refugees and internally displaced people around the world today. Imagine if you had minutes to leave your home fleeing violence and bombs – what would you take with you? … Continue reading

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FATHERLESS ON FATHER’S DAY

Cherished and adored, two words that remind me of my father.  And loved. Although it’s been three years since Papa passed, there’s still a crater-sized hole in my heart. I don’t think that hole will ever get smaller because Papa … 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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St. Anthony of Padua (and lost rings!)

Today we commemorate Saint Anthony of Padua (1195- 13 June 1231), a Doctor of the Church. Born in Lisbon to Portuguese nobility, he became an Augustinian scholar and priest until a procession of martyrs moved his heart to join the … Continue reading

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CONVERTED TO COMPASSION

This morning a phrase caught my attention: “…and he was converted to compassion.”  The text referred to Saint Francis of Assisi, who left all his wealth to love on the lepers of his day, but what about us today? There’s … Continue reading

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WONDER WOMAN: Love, Truth & Compassion

In a super-hero movie, really? Truth, love & compassion? But Wonder Woman is not like the recent string of DC Comic films, it’s altogether something better. This adventure is about story, a good story (& yes, our hero kicks some … Continue reading

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