Tag Archives: love

valentine blues & (hope-filled) grooves

“Love is space and time measured by the heart.” Marcel Proust It’s Valentine’s Day. In stores, emails, tweets – it’s all LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.  Mushy sentiment for the masses. Chocolate. Sweethearts and sweet tarts (do they still make those little … Continue reading

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Epiphanies of Giving (& LOVE!)

“And when they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshiped Him. And when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto Him gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.”  (Matthew … Continue reading

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being our way into the new year

Virginia has been traipsing out and about (trying to keep up) with her energizer uncle who is visiting this week. (He turns 80 this year and is still a fulltime professor in Iowa.) Art & Chaos Exhibit @ Chrysler Museum … Continue reading

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HE IS CHRISTMAS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! “Arise, shine, for the Light of the world is come…”  (Isaiah 60:1) HE IS CHRISTMAS… JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD! Christmas prayer: Prepare a way for the Hope of Life “Hope is the wedding of two freedoms, human and … Continue reading

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Freddie the Frog does Christmas

On this last Sunday in Advent here’s a post written in 2014 about my Papa not long after he passed – it’s still a message of hope for increasing our faith to cope. Let me introduce you to Freddie the … Continue reading

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Missing loved ones @ Christmas

The holidays can be occasions for joy, but also sorrow missing loved ones. It’s been several years now since Papa passed, then Mama a year and a few months later. Precious memories fill the treasure chest in my heart. My … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Branches of Light

In these final days of Advent, here’s something to help prepare our hearts for Christmas. SNAPSHOT: (Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA) & WHATNOT: “Let us become real branches, filled with fruit, on Jesus’ vine. Let us welcome Him into … Continue reading

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