Tag Archives: Jesus

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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Holy Saturday (betwixt & between)

At the end of Good Friday’s crucifixion Jesus is laid to rest in the tomb. Imagine what it must have been like for Mary and His followers who stood at the Cross, and for those, like Peter, who failed and … Continue reading

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..Rise, let us be going…

I have been an avid Oswald Chambers groupie since high school when I first encountered “My Utmost for His Highest.” Several tattered editions later, I’m still reading his words of wisdom and faith in this treasured collection of daily devotionals. … Continue reading

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…warm cars, warm hearts…

Today i picked up my happily heating car from the shop just in time for it to be 66 degrees tomorrow. How hilarious is that?  My heater now works.  Turns out the solution was rather simple — it needed more … Continue reading

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…foot washing… heart washing

It’s Holy Thursday.  If you would like to read a more in depth reflection on what it means to wash the feet of one another (as Jesus challenged us to), please click here to read one i posted previously:   … Continue reading

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… fumes and perfume(s)…

In the Scriptures for this Holy Week Monday we encounter Martha and Mary as Jesus dines with them again in Bethany.  Since this visit comes after Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, we can imagine Martha worked long & hard … Continue reading

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