Tag Archives: love

#HOLY WEEK: LAVISH LOVE

“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) On this … Continue reading

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A Retro (INSPIRATIONAL!) Song for Saturday

Under mandatory work and stay-at-home orders here in Virginia, my younger brother and I are coping. When Dwight is not here my vintage turntable usually blasts music throughout the house. He calls my vinyl collection “the Academy of Ancient 80s … Continue reading

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#Lent: Brokenhearted Balm

On this Lenten Friday here’s a little balm for the brokenhearted… “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18) “The Sacred Heart of Jesus reveals Who God is. The Heart of … Continue reading

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Scattering Joy (vs. Pain)

Here’s a quote for this Lenten Saturday… “There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson grace, peace & scattering joy Virginia : ) “Look … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Close to Home

Over the last few months our hearts and prayers have been with those affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus around the world. The high death toll and medical challenges in China and Italy have been particularly heartbreaking to see in the … Continue reading

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#LENT: Amy Carmichael & Immortal Flowers

My Mama absolutely loved Amy Carmichael (1867 – 1951), an Irish Protestant missionary who served in India for 55 years. As founder of the Dohnavur Fellowship, Amy rescued young girls from sex trafficking and established a safe home and sanctuary … Continue reading

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MAMA: Occasions of Joy

March is a month of remembrances for my family: Papa’s passing on March 8th, Mama’s birthday on March 15th, and their anniversary on March 17th. Today Mama would have turned 85. We were so blessed to celebrate her 80th birthday … Continue reading

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