Tag Archives: Wisdom

Snapshots & Whatnot: Forks in the Road

SNAPSHOTS:  Ever get to the place where you need to make a decision about which path to take when facing a fork in the road? Traipsing along a path in the woods suddenly there’s a fork: which way to find … Continue reading

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… Martha, Mary … & flexible trees??

Today while sifting through old emails (trying to find something for my Papa’s 4 Secrets blog – he sent loads of wisdom to his globetrotting daughter!)  i found one that i sent to him eons ago recapping a message that … Continue reading

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words, words, words… and wisdom!

Have you ever wished you could take back something you’ve said? or written? That has happened (more than once) to me.  Let’s be serious – more than, more than, more than once.  Like, too many times when Virginia just could … Continue reading

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Wisdom, Wisdom…

So today @ church the William & Mary students received the ‘blessing of the brains’ before they hunker down into exams this week.  Fr. Glass used the following prayer from Saint Thomas Aquinas.  (It’s actually quite relevant for all of … Continue reading

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A.W.O.L. bloggers ….& August flowers

After that nice blog-cation, Virginia the Blogger went A.W.O.L. the past month for Several  Reasons. Yes, it’s summer & that seems like a good reason all by itself, but a Bigger Reason remains:  A NEW LAPTOP. Why (the heck) would … Continue reading

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facing windy weather (with wisdom-ish quotes on Friday)…

“I must set my face to the wind and scatter my handful of seeds.  It is no big thing to scatter seeds, but I must have the courage to keep on facing the wind.”  (Arab proverb) “Don’t assume that simply … Continue reading

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Wisdom … & More Wisdom (asking God for…)

“…If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him…”  (James 1:5) Living overseas in challenging and often confusing contexts, asking God for wisdom each … Continue reading

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