Tag Archives: inspirational music

a little retro Light (whenever!)

Feeling a little retro yesterday I was grooving to Van Morrison and cleaning the house when an old favorite blared out I hadn’t heard in years. Hitting replay between cleaning passes, ’twas like being reintroduced to an old friend. Powerful … Continue reading

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snapshot(s) & whatnot: …oh, joy begin…

THE SNAPSHOT(s) (From Hermanus, South Africa)  Oh, joy begin… …again… …again & again & again… Oh, joy begin. … & WHATNOT Last nite Stephen Colbert hosted DAVE MATTHEWS on his show. I have been a Dave Matthews groupie for quite … Continue reading

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…earth day inspiration…

It’s Earth Day 2017: a day to give thanks for our truly amazing planet… … and consider all that needs doing to protect it from imploding. Today our planet Earth faces huge climate change challenges, environmental degradation of natural resources, … Continue reading

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Good Friday Blues

Good Friday: Jesus is rejected, beaten, mocked, whipped, scourged. After carrying a heavy cross, nails pierce His hands and His feet. There He hangs, on the cross, suffering for you, and me; suffering for us & all humanity. “Father, forgive … Continue reading

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peace-packed music for the spirit…

After the post-a-day Lent gig here @ Roses in the Rubble, Virginia (your other-wised occupied blogger) took a wee blogcation.  To get back into the blogging grooves, how appropriate to share a piece of peace-packing music for the spirit… While … 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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Light, kindly Light… lead us on

Here are words from an old beloved hymn for our minds and hearts to take comfort in today, written by deeply spiritual Anglican-Catholic priest, John H. Newman (1801-1890.) Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom, lead Thou me on! The … Continue reading

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