Tag Archives: joy

TIME…Time…TIME…Time…TIME

Today Virginia is out of time (LoL!) so here’s a previously shared (still relevant) post… Out with the old, in with the new.  Sure, we’re supposed to do that @ New Year’s, but Lent is a time to get rid … Continue reading

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A Song for Saturday

As Lent jumped us a bit this year (with Ash Wednesday on Valentine’s Day), Virginia was still on the fence about doing another post-a-day Lent gig. Posted somethings the last 3 days to keep her options open, ‘ya know? But, … 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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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (& WOMEN!)

Advent is special time to groove to our favorite Christmas carols, but here’s a confession: favorite Christmas compilations sneak into my playlists all year around (Christmas bells ringing in July?) My brother sometimes looks at me askance, but last month … 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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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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that love ‘thang

Once again, it’s Valentine’s Day. In stores, emails, tweets – it’s all LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.  Mushy sentiment to the masses. Sweethearts and sweet tarts (do they still make those little heart-shaped ones?) The thing is, maybe there’s no sweetheart in … Continue reading

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