Tag Archives: Virgin Mary

Courageous Creativity

Today we remember Joseph, husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Joseph took care of Mary & Jesus by creating things as a carpenter and whisking them away from danger when King Herod went on a killing spree. It must … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS (+2) : )

so, it’s a wee bit past Christmas, but i would think that after having Baby Jesus (childbirth is quite a labor-intensive process) Mary & Joseph probably hung out in Bethlehem a Few More Days (actually, since they were still around … Continue reading

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ADVENT: The Immaculate Reception (football???)

It’s late & Virginia the Blogger is a bit cross-eyed with holiday shuffling & tireditis (& nite-time Bi-Pap-monitoring-for-Papa hangovers : ) Speaking of Papa, we had that Football Fest thing going on tonight. Football Fests happen quite often in the … Continue reading

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ADVENT: …love blooming…

A beautiful poem from one of my favorite writers, Madeleine L’Engle.. To the impossible: Yes! Enter and penetrate O Spirit. Come and bless This hour: the star is late. Only the absurdity of love Can break the bonds of hate. … Continue reading

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ADVENT WEDNESDAY PHOTO: …a Rose in Galilee…

Today we remember Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Since roses are part of the story,  i found this photo of a Rose growing not too far from Nazareth – a place where  a young Mary might have walked along the shores … Continue reading

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ADVENT … Mary, Mary…

Throughout Advent we are continually reminded of the special faith Mary demonstrated when Angel Gabriel told her she would bring the Son of God into the world as a baby (altho she had ‘no knowledge of man’…) She believed the … Continue reading

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…on saying ‘yes’ (& The Annunciation) ….

Today we honor Mary’s open heart of faithfulness when the Angel Gabriel appeared with the Good News of God’s love for us & of her special role in bearing His son into this world. “…you will be with Child…” “…Yes, … Continue reading

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