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Vales & Valleys (a poem by Virginia : )

On this late Advent weekday, here’s another go at a poem Virginia shared here six years ago. As our valleys descend into the deepest night, the Light of Christ is bright with love to guide us on our way. VALES … Continue reading

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Lord, Please Save Me (us, you, them-all!)

With what’s happened in Charlottesville this weekend (so unbelievable in the sleepy university town where I spent four years as an undergrad) and with our Gospel readings for today (about Peter walking on the water), I dusted off this prayer … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Forks in the Road

SNAPSHOTS:  Ever get to the place where you need to make a decision about which path to take when facing a fork in the road? Traipsing along a path in the woods suddenly there’s a fork: which way to find … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnots: BEAUTY (@ Butchart Gardens)

Last June we had a grand time visiting Canada (as detailed in my Victoria Day post) so today here’s a bigger peek at the beauty of Butchart Gardens in Victoria. Beautiful blue flowers! Morning stretches… …walkways of wonder cool trees… … Continue reading

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Mother-less on Mother’s Day…

After a whole week of rainy days it was great to just be outside today absorbing sorely missed sunshine. Couldn’t help but remember the many hours spent with Mama last year on the deck lounge chairs, enjoying the trees, the … Continue reading

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Irish Remembrance…

Looking back there have been quite a few St. Patrick Day posts here @ Roses in the Rubble (St. Patrick’s Breastplate prayer, Nuns in the Fun, Irish blessings et all..)  But today while looking around, an Irish poem was found … Continue reading

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Vales and Valleys (a poem by Virginia)

VALES & VALLEYS Oh heart, my Heart, why are you so downcast within me? Why so much despair? Not caring, or sharing, the will to walk the way ahead… Into the valley of Shadows, must I go? Veiled, the vales … Continue reading

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