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- 25 October: PAPA! PAPA! PAPA!
- Quickie Quote: Eternity’s Sunrise (& butterflies!)
- An October Day @ Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
- Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion
- 15 October: Saint Teresa of Ávila!!
- Quickie Quote: Soulfully Motivated LOVE!
- A Canadian Thanksgiving Blessing (slightly humorous!)
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Tag Archives: Trusting God
While sorting through boxes this fall, I found an old handwritten card from my Mama that I took on my 8-day silent retreat. She concluded the card by saying, “We will be praying with you for God’s will to be … Continue reading
Papa loved Psalm 23. On that last morning in the hospital with his body worn out from a septic UTI (Urinary Tract Infection), he suffered a heart attack. Struggling to breathe, agitated, it was hard to calm him down. Then … Continue reading
sniffle, sniffle… hack, hack. Virginia, your humble blogger, has picked up a cold – hard to swallow, headache and all that. After dragging my tushi out of bed this morning to make breakfast for Mama & Dwight, an internal dilemma … Continue reading
Here are words from an old beloved hymn for our minds and hearts to take comfort in today, written by deeply spiritual Anglican-Catholic priest, John H. Newman (1801-1890.) Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom, lead Thou me on! The … Continue reading
Yesterday we tackled mud puddle management, so today we’re looking at what happens when we splash out of our mud puddles but end up in a desert. It happens. Sometimes we go through dry spells when all the usual spiritual … Continue reading
It’s no small feat for trees to remain green during drought. That reality jumped me this morning while contemplating one of today’s Scripture readings: “Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose hope is the LORD. He is … Continue reading
“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” Corrie ten Boom grace, peace & faith Virginia : )
Life is a GIFT, truly it IS. Especially when everything in a moment gets turned upside down. ‘Everything’ is a broad contextualization for recent goings-on with Virginia, your more-than-slightly battered blogger. Maybe I better explain… Last Friday morning while driving … Continue reading
Once again it’s LATE (or ‘early’ depending on your perspective!) & of course, Virginia the Blogger had plotted to share a picture of Mt. Tabor (re: the Gospel today of the Transfiguration).. but since that picture must be FOUND (it’s … Continue reading
While listening to Andrea Bocelli yesterday, i began contemplating the concept of passion – not the throw-down-have-my-wicked-way-with-someone kind, but the kind that drives us to Action, pushes us to Care, opens our hearts to LOVE – especially the love of … Continue reading