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#Lent: becoming acts of praise

On this Lenten Thursday (or any day of the year) how do we become acts of praise? “Prayer is sitting in the silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, praising God until we ourselves are an … Continue reading

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#Lent: Saint Patrick’s Day Cheer

Last year I posted about my favorite St. Patrick’s Day celebration that took place in Tanzania – yes, really, in Africa. (Click here to read about it: Saint Patrick’s Day Fun.) Here we are again, and this time it’s Sunday, … Continue reading

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#Lent : Hoping, Loving, Believing

 “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:44) “Here is the basic secret, hidden in God’s whole plan for humanity: To believe … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Togetherness!!

On this Lenten Thursday here’s a thought: maybe we shouldn’t always try to go it alone? Hanging out @ the Vancouver Aquarium “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:  If either of them … Continue reading

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#Lent : Reflecting Beauty

When we look in the mirror of our lives, what do we see? Ducks reflecting (mirror-like) @ Maymont Park (Richmond, VA) Sometimes I focus so much on the stuff that’s wrong with my life (& me) that I forget to … Continue reading

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Lent: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

On this Lenten Thursday, maybe it’s time to make a few decisions… (an indecisive coyote we encountered awhile ago in the Grand Canyon) “A decision joins us to the eternal. It brings what is eternal into time. A decision raises … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Doggone Doggie!!

Blogger Virginia is (definitely) not a doggie person, but to help out her precious niece (who very much is a doggie person) she relocated for a few days to her sister’s home to look after her niece’s precious Chihuahua, Beast … Continue reading

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