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Forever & Now

“Forever is composed of nows.” Emily Dickinson This quickie quote deserves a bit of contemplation. Sometimes our dreams (hopes, wishes) seem like they will take forever. At times it seems like real change (the kind our world needs lots of … Continue reading

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#ADVENT – God’s Grandeur (@Smith Mountain Lake!)

“Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.” Albert Schweitzer A part of Advent is opening our hearts and … Continue reading

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This week we celebrated Earth Day. Virginia has posted numerous times on the day (click here to read last year’s #EarthDay post) but today here’s a celebration of trees from this tree groupie to tree groupies around the world… “Be … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Prevailing Light(s)

Here’s a quickie quote today… “There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.” Charles Dickens grace, peace & prevailing Light(s) Virginia : )

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#ADVENT: A Quirky Tree Perspective

On this final Saturday of Advent Virginia is contemplating what it means to see the same thing from different perspectives. In this case a quirky tree she caught on camera two Decembers ago at Lewis Ginter’s GardenFest of Lights. Perspective … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote (the Hope-filled kind!)

On this ponderous Friday here’s an inspirational quote from one of my favorite authors to keep on going amidst whatever we are facing… “Even darkness must pass. A new day will come. And when the sun shines it will shine … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: AUTUMN!

On this first day of Autumn (after imbibing large quantities of appropriate pumpkin spice beverages) here’s a quickie quote to get fall vibes going: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus grace, peace & … Continue reading

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Trees! Trees! Trees! Trees!

On this hot and steamy day in Virginia (the state), Virginia (the person) is contemplating the calm beauty of trees – and their cool shade! As a tree groupie of the highest order, Virginia has been inspired by the grandeur … Continue reading

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#LENT: Flexibility Grooves

As more and more restrictions limit our activities it would be easy to gripe and grumble. No church. No movie theaters. No museums. No libraries. No working from the office. No eating out at restaurants. No going out (or as … Continue reading

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(Leafy) Attitudes of Gratitude

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder… When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”  G.K. … Continue reading

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