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Snapshots & Whatnot: Waterfalls of Understanding

Years ago my brother and I visited Niagara-on-the-Lake in southern Ontario to see Niagara Falls from the Canadian side – a glorious occasion for this waterfall groupie! “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time … Continue reading

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Brené Brown: Wild Heart Paradox(es)

Last month I happened upon Brené Brown’s Netflix special “The Call to Courage.” Inspired by her authentic sharing, I quickly found her Vulnerability TED talk on YouTube (the one filmed in Houston.) More inspiration wows. Then I delved into her … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Mud Puddle Management

Years ago my brother met me in Cape Town for a visit to South Africa we’ll never forget. We zoomed all around Cape Town and the Western Cape enjoying beautiful scenery, amazing people, yummy food and incredibly lovely wine. One … Continue reading

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Opening Our Eyes (a little wider!)

Quickie quotes and thoughts today. Sometimes we may want to bury our heads in the sand, ignoring all that’s going on around us. Or, maybe we just keep our heads down without looking up. “You’ll miss the best things if … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Hope & Beauty

The rampant senseless violence in our whacked out world today overwhelms my heart. My prayers are with the people of El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH and everyone suffering from violence everywhere. As posted here recently (#LOVEFORVB Love for Va. … Continue reading

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Roses in the Rubble (How to Find…)

As June winds down blogger Virginia is getting ready for a celebration: Roses in the Rubble turns 8 on 30th June. Can’t believe it’s been 8 years of blogging! To honor the occasion, here is the original post (set up … Continue reading

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PENTECOST HOLY SPIRIT HOPE

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 Today is the Feast of Pentecost – the birthday of … Continue reading

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