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HE IS CHRISTMAS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! “Arise, shine, for the Light of the world is come…”  (Isaiah 60:1) HE IS CHRISTMAS… JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD! Christmas prayer: Prepare a way for the Hope of Life “Hope is the wedding of two freedoms, human and … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Advent (alien-ish) Surprises

Today here’s a snapshot my iPhone captured of goings-on in one of my brother’s fish tanks: Mr. Loach Fish making friendly with Mr. Alien (in a welcoming way.) “Courage is found in unlikely places.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien If we can … Continue reading

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Óscar Romero: A Voice of Love & Justice

“You cannot reap what you have not sown. How are we going to reap love in our country, if we only sow hate?” Archbishop Óscar Romero (10 July 1977) 38 years after his death, Blessed Óscar Romero will be canonized … Continue reading

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Bluesy World Cup Grooves: Kickin’ It!

Virginia is trying to groove her way out of World Cup blues – the U.S. team didn’t make it into the mix for the first time in a long time (30 years); but far worse, those fiercely talented (& scenic) … Continue reading

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Divine Light-Holders (needed!)

Virginia has been off the blogging grid after having surgery last week & tending to her flu-bug infested brother this week. Unfortunately, some of his germy symptoms matriculated & now sis has it, too. So for today, here’s something previously … Continue reading

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peace within…

Today here’s a quote from one of my favorite saints for our hearts to contemplate. “May today there be peace within. May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.  May you not forget the … Continue reading

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Charlottesville: Standing Against Hatred

Here in Virginia our hearts are wobbling after senseless bigoted violence pounded the city of Charlottesville. Nestled in beautiful Shenandoah and Blue Ridge Appalachian mountains, this is where Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia. I spent four years as … Continue reading

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