Tag Archives: Madeleine L’Engle

Santa Maria @ The Hospital

“…and Mary pondered these things in her heart…” As a bed-fast quadriplegic my Papa was well looked after by the medical mafia of Williamsburg, dedicated doctors who regularly came by the house to check him over. But there were numerous … Continue reading

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ADVENT CANDY CANES (of Love & Understanding)

Advent is a season of waiting, of preparation, of seeking (like wise men and women.) For new Roses in the Rubble readers, Virginia’s post-a-day Advent gig usually entails a brief inspirational quote, picture, carol or (occasionally) more prolific thoughts. I … Continue reading

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MISSING OUR LOVED ONES @ ADVENT

And so it begins, ADVENT IS HERE. Today! The 1st Sunday of Advent, the countdown to Christmas (22 days to go!?!) Virginia had plans to post something grand, but today is the Grand Illumination in Colonial Williamsburg, so a post … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP, NEVER SURRENDER!!

My heart overflows with affirming grace from the response to last week’s “MeToo” post. A warm, heart-to-heart thank you to blogging buddies around the world and faithful Roses in the Rubble groupies for your encouragement and love – and to … Continue reading

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Books! Books! Books!

“I cannot live without books.”  Thomas Jefferson Virginia the blogger posted something yesterday & here she is again? But, it’s WORLD BOOK DAY. That’s right, today we celebrate reading, literacy, and BOOKS. As a self-confessed bookaholic (my sister invited me … Continue reading

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…earth day inspiration…

It’s Earth Day 2017: a day to give thanks for our truly amazing planet… … and consider all that needs doing to protect it from imploding. Today our planet Earth faces huge climate change challenges, environmental degradation of natural resources, … Continue reading

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And so it begins….

uh, and so it BEGAN.  The first Sunday of Advent jumped us when we weren’t quite finished munching our Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s now the first Wednesday of Advent, there’s a carol service at church tonight, and Christmas is only 25 … Continue reading

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