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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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#LENT: God’s (blessing of) Tenderness

Yesterday I shared about how at the end of an 8-day silent retreat, Sister Maria asked me to pick a blessing on a folded slip of paper out of a bowl. After praying that blessing (for Holy Hilarity) Sister Maria … Continue reading

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#LENT: Holy Hilarity & (healing) Laughter

At the end of an 8-day silent retreat awhile back Sister Maria asked me to pick a blessing from a bunch of folded papers in a bowl. Putting my hand in, out came this blessing, much to my amused spirit. … Continue reading

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