Tag Archives: Jesus

A Prayer: Too Many Things

Sorting through old files, I found this prayer letter from my time in Tanzania. May it bless any & all of us today overwhelmed with ‘too many things.’ Dear God: Too many things overwhelm me: too many goals to accomplish, … Continue reading

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Touching the Wounds of Christ

On this first Friday of Lent, here’s a thought to consider: are we opening our hearts and lives to touch the wounds of Christ? What wounds His heart? “‘Thomas, put your finger in My hands. Put it in My side. … Continue reading

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The Cross of Love

My heart breaks for the families of students & faculty senselessly killed & injured yesterday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this horrific violence. Drenched with sadness, it’s … Continue reading

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Have a Yes to God Christmas!!

Tonight Advent ends and Christmas begins.. Think of Mary, her ‘yes’ to to God, her yes to what seemed impossible. What God asked of her. “Let it be as you have said…” May your Christmas be filled with saying ‘yes’ … Continue reading

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Joy, Joy, Joy!

At Christmas we sing about joy, we look for joy, we try to be joyful. Sometimes we confuse joy with making merry, or all-smiles happiness? But, joy is so much more. “Joy is the noblest human act.” St. Thomas Aquinas Joy … Continue reading

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ADVENT CANDY CANES (of Love & Understanding)

Advent is a season of waiting, of preparation, of seeking (like wise men and women.) For new Roses in the Rubble readers, Virginia’s post-a-day Advent gig usually entails a brief inspirational quote, picture, carol or (occasionally) more prolific thoughts. I … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday L.O.V.E.

The Easter Triduum begins tonight with celebration of the Lord’s Supper & culminates with the celebration of Christ’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Here are a few thoughts, again, about the L.O.V.E. of Jesus.  Holy Thursday takes us to the Upper … Continue reading

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