Tag Archives: peace

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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Snapshots & Whatnot: Navigating Hope

Sometimes when tough stuff wears us down, it may be challenging navigating our lives back (or onward) into hope-filled grooves. Today here’s a ‘how to’ lesson from water. “Water does not resist. Water flows… water always goes where it wants … Continue reading

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Scattering Seeds (quickie quote!)

Quickie quote today also presents a challenge –  do we have courage to continue scattering seeds of hope even when the wind gets fierce? ”I must set my face to the wind & scatter my handful of seeds. It is … Continue reading

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#Easter: Holy Saturday (betwixt & between) Faith

On Holy Saturday we are betwixt & between the crucifixion and the resurrection, waiting for Easter hallelujahs. Being betwixt & between is not always an easy place to be as it usually entails WAITING (something impatient redheads are not so … Continue reading

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#HolyWeek: Let Nothing Disturb You…

As we prepare for Good Friday and Easter Sunday maybe a few fears lurking about in the corners of our hearts continue to erode our inner peace. (There are way too many scary things in our whacked out world today … Continue reading

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#LENT: BEING IN GOD (& GOD IN ME)

On this Lenten Saturday, here’s a short quote to contemplate… “In God is my being, my me, my strength, my beattitude, my good, and my delight.”  Saint Catherine of Genoa grace, peace & God’s delight (& ours) Virginia : )

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