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#ADVENT – An Irrational Season of Blooming Love

On this 7th day of Advent, Virginia is contemplating blooming love (the impossible, irrational kind…) “To the impossible: Yes! Enter and penetrate O Spirit. Come and bless This hour: the star is late. Only the absurdity of love Can break … Continue reading

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#Advent – Hidden Treasures (of Light)

On this 5th day of Advent, Virginia is contemplating openness to the Light:  “Treasures lie hidden in darkness. Only those who walk in the night ever see the stars.” Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen “There might be less spiritual blindness in … Continue reading

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#ADVENT – Traveling with God

On this 4th day of Advent, Virginia is contemplating traveling with God: “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil; for You are with me.” (Psalm 23:3) “It is God to Whom and with Whom … Continue reading

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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: Contemplative Beauty

In the mad hustle and bustle of our daily lives it’s often a challenge carving out time to contemplate beauty, to let it settle in our hearts for a tick or two. Today Virginia (the person) is sharing pics from … 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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#HolyWeek: Open Hearts (a prayer for)

Here’s a prayer on this Wednesday of Holy Week… “Open our hearts, God. To instruction, unheard. To possibility, unseen. To love, unfelt. To joy, unknown. If we have been closed off, we repent. And we ask You to open our … Continue reading

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