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#Advent – Waiting and Wonder

On this Second Sunday of Advent, Virginia is contemplating waiting and wonder (being open to wonder while waiting for something?) “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” Greek proverb “Teach us to wait, as we hang in the balance of the … Continue reading

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#ADVENT – An Irrational Season of Blooming Love

On this 7th day of Advent, Virginia is contemplating blooming love (the impossible, irrational kind…) “To the impossible: Yes! Enter and penetrate O Spirit. Come and bless This hour: the star is late. Only the absurdity of love Can break … Continue reading

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#Advent – Gifting (St. Nicholas-style)

On this 6th day of Advent (and St. Nicholas Day in many parts of the globe) Virginia is contemplating gifts and giftedness… “The Giver of every good and perfect gift has called upon us to mimic His giving, by grace, … Continue reading

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#Advent – Hidden Treasures (of Light)

On this 5th day of Advent, Virginia is contemplating openness to the Light:  “Treasures lie hidden in darkness. Only those who walk in the night ever see the stars.” Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen “There might be less spiritual blindness in … Continue reading

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#ADVENT – Traveling with God

On this 4th day of Advent, Virginia is contemplating traveling with God: “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil; for You are with me.” (Psalm 23:3) “It is God to Whom and with Whom … Continue reading

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#ADVENT – Beacons of Hope

On this 3rd day of Advent, Virginia is contemplating hope… “When we live in the love of God, we feed the lamps of our hearts and God’s spirit comes to dwell within us. Then we truly become places of refuge … Continue reading

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#ADVENT – Faith (having lots of)

On this second day of Advent, contemplating faith as a verb… “Sorrow looks back. Worry looks forward. Faith looks up.” Anonymous “Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the Light.”  Helen Keller grace, peace & … Continue reading

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