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Roses in the Rubble Turns SIX!!

There’s a party going on here @ Roses in the Rubble! Celebrating six years of blogging grooves for Virginia (the person) who ventured out into cyberspace with her first post on 30 June 2011. Additional celebratory woots: today’s outing marks … Continue reading

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MAMA, WE MISS YOU!!

Today, 22 June, is the memorial of our precious Mama’s passing. Oh, how we miss her! Our home is filled with remembrances of her, but our hearts continue to overflow with memories and legacies of her love. Our Mama did … Continue reading

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FATHERLESS ON FATHER’S DAY

Cherished and adored, two words that remind me of my father. And loved. Although it’s been three years since Papa passed, there’s still a crater-sized hole in my heart. I don’t think that hole will ever get smaller because Papa … Continue reading

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CONVERTED TO COMPASSION

This morning a phrase caught my attention: “…and he was converted to compassion.”  The text referred to Saint Francis of Assisi, who left all his wealth to love on the lepers of his day, but what about us today? There’s … Continue reading

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snapshots & whatnot: windy waves, tides (& more besides)

THE SNAPSHOTS: windy weather @ Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland tide coming in @ Pemba Island (Tanzania) …& WHATNOT Here’s a quote for our minds to munch on after this week of terror, bombs & general craziness around the globe … Continue reading

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Mother-less on Mother’s Day

Virginia is Mother-less on Mother’s Day for the second time (which doesn’t make it any easier.)  Sharing with you a post from last year… After a spate of rainy days it was great to be outside today absorbing sorely missed … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday L.O.V.E.

The Easter Triduum begins tonight with celebration of the Lord’s Supper & culminates with the celebration of Christ’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Here are a few thoughts, again, about the L.O.V.E. of Jesus.  Holy Thursday takes us to the Upper … Continue reading

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