Tag Archives: Madeleine L’Engle

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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…mystic mountains, startling joys…

Today’s post will be a wee bit short.  Pourquoi?  After my brother sent the amazing NASA rose galaxies photo for Valentines (I know I shared it the other day, but here it is again in case you missed it.)  I … Continue reading

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…on responding (Quickie Quote)

Here’s a short quote from Madeleine L’Engle for our minds (& hearts) to munch on today: “To refuse to respond is in itself a response… Like it or not, we either add to the darkness of indifference and out and … Continue reading

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wide embraces vs. hidey faces

It’s Ash Wednesday.  And so Lent begins… Ashes. Fasting. Prayer. Repentance. Giving up stuff. Doing more spiritual stuff.   40 days may seem like a long time until we celebrate Easter (especially if it’s life without chocolate ’til then!) Sometimes we … Continue reading

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…twinkling stars & you & me & God!

New Years has come and gone & your humble (ever aspiring to be) blogger (aspiring to be HUMBLE, that is.) Well, she was pooped out after meeting her Advent Challenge which (by God’s grace) she managed a post-a-day (the whole … Continue reading

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Risking Birth (on Earth?)

Here’s something to ponder today from a favorite author… This is no time for a child to be born, With the earth betrayed by war & hate And a comet slashing the sky to warn That time runs out & … Continue reading

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…a few quickie quotes….

After looking after my sickie brother most of the week, now there’s a sickie sister in the house (!) so here are a few quickie quotes on this Lenten Saturday to contemplate from one of my favorite authors, Madeleine L’Engle.. … Continue reading

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