Tag Archives: Jesus

05 September: Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Today we celebrate the life of Mother Teresa, now Saint Teresa of Calcutta. She has always been one of my heroes. This picture of Mother Teresa, gifted and painted by a family friend, hangs on the wall by my desk. … Continue reading

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Amy Carmichael: (Faithful) Overflowing Shells

As shared here previously (…Immortal Flowers…) my precious Mama was a huge groupie of Amy Carmichael, an Irish author and activist who established a ministry in India to rescue young girls from sex trafficking and provide a safe sanctuary for … Continue reading

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A (Powerful) Prayer for Our Times

Today is the feast day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-31 July 1556.) As previously posted here (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam)  Virginia is a groupie of Saint Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits. As we celebrate his life and Jesuits … Continue reading

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Trees! Trees! Trees! Trees!

On this hot and steamy day in Virginia (the state), Virginia (the person) is contemplating the calm beauty of trees – and their cool shade! As a tree groupie of the highest order, Virginia has been inspired by the grandeur … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Pentecost (& every day!)

On this Pentecost Sunday may the Holy Spirit fill us with unifying Love and Peace – the powerful peace of Jesus Christ that transcends all understanding. “Breathe in me Spirit of God, that I may think what is Holy. Drive … Continue reading

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Cloudy Day Courage

“At once Jesus reached out his hand and caught him, saying, “You of little faith! What made you lose your nerve like that?” (Matthew 14:31) “O daughter of little faith, I also repeat with the divine Master, why are you … Continue reading

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HaPpY HaPpY EASTER!!

From here @ Roses in the Rubble, Virginia wishes everyone an Easter blessed with extra doses of Jesus Christ’s love, joy, mercy, grace, peace and HOPE! “Do not despair. We are Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” St. Pope … Continue reading

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joy…JOY…joy…JOY…joy…JOY!

Virginia is putt-putting sluggishly to the finish line of her post-a-day Lent thru Easter gig. (The path to the finish line threw a few curves when today’s blog published itself last night as Virginia was working on it.) Sometimes things … Continue reading

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A Picture of Good Friday Love

Years ago while visiting South Africa I found a picture of the Crucifixion that touched my heart, instantly. With pride of place it now hangs on my wall here where I see it every day. Created by South African artist … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday Healing Love

It’s Holy Thursday. Today we are challenged by Christ’s example to join the “Order of the Towel” washing the feet of others literally and figuratively in the ways we are led. But something struck me today. Flash back to the beginning … Continue reading

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