Tag Archives: peace

Bubble Baths (of God’s Love!)

Virginia is a bubble bath gal who enjoys escaping into the bubbles, especially during times of stress. When slammed, however, a bubble bath tends to become an irregular occurrence when it seems like a luxury of sorts. But, oh, the … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: foggy-time clarity

“Beyond the fog lies clarity.” Anonymous Years ago during a month long trip to Canada’s Maritimes and Newfoundland, my younger brother and I drove around Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia to visit Fort Louisbourg. A super dense fog suddenly … Continue reading

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#AllSouls: Legacies of Love (and Hope!)

Today in homes around the world we honor the memories of our loved ones who have passed. It’s hard missing our loved ones, especially as big November and December holidays creep closer, a time when the loss of their presence … Continue reading

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HOCKING HILLS: TREES! TREES! (& MANIFOLD MAJESTY)

As faithful readers know Virginia (the person) loves trees of all shapes and sizes. Visiting our older brother Dean in Lancaster, Ohio (@ 20 minutes from Columbus) he took Dwight and me to Hocking Hills, a series of state parks … Continue reading

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…on not panicking…

“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Friday (or any day!)

Teresa of Avila is one of my favorite saints. Over the years many things she said in her writings have resonated deep in my heart, this quote especially: “Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing affright you. All things are passing. … Continue reading

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(stylish) mermaid inspiration

During a recent visit to the Norfolk Botanical Gardens this stylish mermaid guided us along toward the path we were meant to go… “The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in the direction … Continue reading

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