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#Advent – Gifting (St. Nicholas-style)

On this 6th day of Advent (and St. Nicholas Day in many parts of the globe) Virginia is contemplating gifts and giftedness… “The Giver of every good and perfect gift has called upon us to mimic His giving, by grace, … 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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#ADVENT – Beacons of Hope

On this 3rd day of Advent, Virginia is contemplating hope… “When we live in the love of God, we feed the lamps of our hearts and God’s spirit comes to dwell within us. Then we truly become places of refuge … Continue reading

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#ADVENT – Faith (having lots of)

On this second day of Advent, contemplating faith as a verb… “Sorrow looks back. Worry looks forward. Faith looks up.” Anonymous “Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the Light.”  Helen Keller grace, peace & … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: Preparation, Anticipation, Hope & LOVE!

And so it begins…today is the first Sunday of Advent. Advent is a time of preparation and anticipation, of waiting (patiently) for Christmas – a season of Hope, Joy, Peace and Love. Seasonal goals that may seem elusive in the … Continue reading

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The Day After Thanksgiving

Keeping those gratitude vibes going, here’s a pic Virginia (the person) took last year on the day after Thanksgiving downtown in her hometown of Williamsburg, Virginia (the state.) Seems even more appropriate today since Advent starts on Sunday (as in, … Continue reading

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