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Sleepy Sheep Saturday (time for a nap!)

Virginia and her brother have been on a “staycation” zipping out and about the past week, so she has been off the blogosphere (yet again!) Not to worry, she will return this week to her normal sporadic blogging schedule. Until … Continue reading

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Something Wisterious This Way Comes…

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” Robin Williams Greetings everyone! After her post-a-day Lent gig Virginia has taken a blogging break this week. But today she’s back sharing something “wisteriously springy” sighted by her iPhone walking around town … Continue reading

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On this Wednesday of Holy Week, it might be good to reflect how far we have come on our Lenten journey. Consider where we were last year at this time – finding our way in a global pandemic landscape, unable … Continue reading

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Difficult Journeys +Persevering Grace+

We are nearing the end of our Lenten journey. Easter is next Sunday! As we prepare to enter Holy Week, the somberness of Lent becomes more sobering as we journey with Jesus to Calvary. As He passed through the valley … Continue reading

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Today on the Solemnity of the Annunciation we honor Mary’s open heart of faithfulness when Angel Gabriel appeared with the Good News of God’s love for us and of her special role in bearing God’s son Jesus into this world. … Continue reading

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Today is the first day of Spring but it’s FREEEEEZING OUTSIDE. We had a few warm days last week, then wham! A huge storm hit Thursday night dropping balmy temps from the 60s to the 30s (18°C to 1°C.) Yesterday … 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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Irish Blessing(s)

HaPpY Saint Patrick’s Day to one and all! As we celebrate the life of Saint Patrick and all things Irish, here are a few of Virginia’s favorite Irish blessings. (She even has them on Irish cups as a reminder when … Continue reading

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Our Gospel reading for today includes one of the most familiar verses in Christendom. We hear it, say it, and memorize it – but do we follow up with the verse after? “For God so loved the world that He … Continue reading

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Growing Internal Revolution(s)

On this Lenten Saturday here’s something to contemplate: what kind of seeds are we sowing in our hearts and lives? Every day we face a choice to revolutionize ourselves, to let God have a go at our hearts before we … Continue reading

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