Tag Archives: Trusting God

God’s Master Plan…

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

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… still waters…

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

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…passing through misery…

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

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Light, kindly Light… lead us on

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

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…managing Lenten deserts…

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

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…trees in transition…

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

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(very) quickie quote…

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”   Corrie ten Boom grace, peace & faith Virginia : )  

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