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#Advent – Mary, Mary, Mary

Today as Catholics around the world honor Mary, the mother of Jesus, Virginia is contemplating her “yes” to God, her openness to be for God and letting God in her be for others… “How much we can learn from Our … Continue reading

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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 – 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 – 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: Preparation, Anticipation, Hope & LOVE!

And so it begins…today is the first Sunday of Advent. Advent is a time of preparation and anticipation, of waiting (patiently) for Christmas – a season of Hope, Joy, Peace and Love. Seasonal goals that may seem elusive in the … Continue reading

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04 October: Saint Francis of Assisi

On this feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, one of the most beloved saints in all of history, here are a few of his words about God and faith (+ pics from a day visit to Assisi this redhead … Continue reading

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