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PENTECOST HOLY SPIRIT HOPE

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 Today is the Feast of Pentecost – the birthday of … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Overcoming Inertia

Have you ever been stuck in a state of inertia? The dictionary defines inertia as “a tendency to do nothing or to remain unchanged.” It’s easy sometimes to be set in our ways, to balk at change, to stop moving … Continue reading

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Easter Monday Wrap-Up

“Do not dare not to dare.” C.S. Lewis One last blog for Virginia to wrap up this year’s Lenten post-a-day gig. First of all, celebratory chocolate morsels are on hand because Virginia made it to Easter, thanks be to God … Continue reading

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#EASTER: Joy (everlasting) Joy, Joy, Joy!!!

A blessed Easter to one and all: Let us rejoice & be glad! Easter love to all from Virginia @ Roses in the Rubble! “Jesus no longer belongs to the past but lives in the present and is projected toward … Continue reading

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#HolyWeek: Open Hearts (a prayer for)

Here’s a prayer on this Wednesday of Holy Week… “Open our hearts, God. To instruction, unheard. To possibility, unseen. To love, unfelt. To joy, unknown. If we have been closed off, we repent. And we ask You to open our … Continue reading

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#Holy Week: costly (& fragrant) worship

 “Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair; the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfumed oil.”  (John 12:3) When we … Continue reading

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#LENT: BEING IN GOD (& GOD IN ME)

On this Lenten Saturday, here’s a short quote to contemplate… “In God is my being, my me, my strength, my beattitude, my good, and my delight.”  Saint Catherine of Genoa grace, peace & God’s delight (& ours) Virginia : )

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