Tag Archives: peace

Planting Seeds of Love

On 24 March 1980 Archbishop Óscar Romero was assassinated while celebrating Mass at the Divina Providencia Chapel in San Salvador. Working tirelessly on behalf of justice, he planted sacrificial seeds of love in El Salvador that resound around the world. … Continue reading

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So many things can wreck our inner peace these days. Just turn on the news! Or check your social media feeds (either way downers abound.) The tricky part about trying to get our peace grooves on is letting God have … Continue reading

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Protecting Others (you, me, everybody!)

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of St. Joseph, husband of Mary. In one of his homilies, Pope Francis spoke of St. Joseph’s role as protector of Mary and Jesus (especially fleeing from Herod to Egypt) but also taking his example … Continue reading

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Together We Are Better!

Just a few quickie thoughts today about togetherness. Sometimes we go at it alone when together we could do so much better. Together in the most inclusive sense of the word. Think of how much fun God must have had … Continue reading

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#LENT: A Journey for the Heart

“Faith is not merely a journey for the feet, but it is a journey for the heart.” A.W. Tozer Faith, like life, is often compared to a journey. We talk about being on a Lenten journey from Ash Wednesday to … Continue reading

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Gray Day Blues

A spate of dull gray days with icy cold rain leaking from dreary skies have made things a tad on the gloomy side here. Walking around downtown Colonial Williamsburg last week Virginia (the person) saw a light silhouetted by tree … Continue reading

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Peace Within

Virginia realizes she has previously shared this quote – possibly several times – from her favorite saint. But, such a good quote deserves multiple shares! “May today there be peace within. May you trust God that you are exactly where … Continue reading

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Indelible Bubbles

Last night reading Anne Lamott’s “Small Victories” this sentence jumped off the page: “You can change the world with a hot bath if you sink into it from a place of knowing that you are worth profound care, even when … Continue reading

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Yesterday in the U.S. we honored the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.  It’s good to take a day to celebrate the courage of an extraordinary activist who led a movement for change, who dreamed segregated Americans could become a … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Prevailing Light(s)

Here’s a quickie quote today… “There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.” Charles Dickens grace, peace & prevailing Light(s) Virginia : )

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