Tag Archives: Travel

Gardens of Light (& Delight!)

Zooming out and about with my 80 year old energizer uncle (who still teaches as a full-time professor and is faculty advisor to 40+ students @ a college in Iowa) on Saturday we visited the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in … Continue reading

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MERRY IN-BETWEEN!! : )

In this place of space in-between Christmas and New Year’s hope everyone is having a grand time… My idea of a (really good) time: my niece Megan’s cheeseboard on Christmas Eve when she hosted us to a divinely delicious meal … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: Dewdrops of Mercy and Light

On this fourth and final Sunday of Advent (with Christmas just around the corner), Virginia is contemplating walking in the Light of God’s love… “Arise, shine, for the Light of the world is come…” (Isaiah 60:1) “Walk in the Light, … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: Altered (“Altar’d”) States

Last Monday my brother and I picked up his (fixed & healthy) car in Beckley, WV. (re: Life is a Gift post.) Due to weekend commitments we zoomed there and back again in one day through torrential rains and dense … Continue reading

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#ADVENT : Open Doors, Open Hearts

On this 16th day of Advent (with Christmas less than 10 days away) we may be scrambling to squeeze in more than a tick or two in our prayer closets. But Advent is a time to open the doors of … 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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