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(nearly) Wordless Wednesday: Spring Flowers!

“Spring: a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be.” (Anonymous) “A great beginning is sometimes at the point of what you thought would be the end of something.” Dodinsky “Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Step by Step

Sometimes we have to take the step of cleaning out a bit of old stuff in our lives to make room for new ideas, new opportunities, and new ways of seeing things. Reading the following quote yesterday resonated with Virginia, … Continue reading

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Something Wisterious This Way Comes…

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” Robin Williams Greetings everyone! After her post-a-day Lent gig Virginia has taken a blogging break this week. But today she’s back sharing something “wisteriously springy” sighted by her iPhone walking around town … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: Ascending Love

On this Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion there is a great deal to contemplate. Jesus arrives triumphantly into Jerusalem on a donkey with people singing Hosannas and waving palms. A few Scripture readings later He ends up betrayed, scourged … Continue reading

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A Blessing of Laughter

Yesterday we celebrated Laetare Sunday, a timeout for a bit of rejoicing amidst the somber penitential season of Lent. We are now over half way on our journey to Easter. We’ll be celebrating Resurrected Love in three weeks! Since it … Continue reading

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Whole Hearts Overflowing with LOVE!!

Today is the second Sunday of Lent – and my younger brother Dwight’s birthday! The caboose of our family: #5 of 5. We are celebrating the gift of his life. Dwight’s life is rather miraculous. Born with a hole in … Continue reading

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The Duty of Delight

On this first Saturday of Lent, Virginia is contemplating delight. Do you ever think of delight as a duty? I usually think of delight as a bonus joy brings to the table. But, come to think of it, delight is … Continue reading

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Love! Love! Love!

“Love is the beauty of the soul.” Saint Augustine HaPpY Valentine’s Day from Virginia! You may think you’re off the hook if you don’t have a sweetheart to share the day with (wife, hubby, partner, significant other, boyfriend, girlfriend, doggie, … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Transformative Time Grooves

Encountered an inspirational quote on Instagram today that definitely deserves a share. And for some reason pink flamingos make Virginia happy, maybe these will have same effect on you… “You can’t give your life more time, so give the time … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS EVE: Baby Jesus

As we prepare our hearts to celebrate Christmas, Virginia is contemplating a major part of the nativity story, yet silent in the narrative: Baby Jesus. Why did God choose to send Our Savior as a baby? Babies are helpless bundles … Continue reading

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