Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sabbath Struggles

The third commandment tells us to honor the Sabbath.  “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.  Six days you shall labor and do all your work,  but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On … Continue reading

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God LOVES you!

“God Loves You.”  How many times have you seen this written on T-shirts, bumper stickers or billboards?   It’s more that just a happy thought or cute little saying.  It’s the Truth – and what a powerful Truth it is.  I’m … Continue reading

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In Awe of God’s Creation

Letting God’s marvelous creations speak of His glory themselves: I love photographing nature!  God’s handiwork is truly amazing, don’t you think?

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Kids Should Come With Instruction Manuals

God blessed me with three wonderful children.  Though they come from the same gene pool, they are incredibly different and special in their own ways. When Eric and I had our first child, we thought that we such great parents.  … Continue reading

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A Powerful Book of Survival, Faith and Forgiveness

“Left to Tell” by Immaculee Ilibagiza is an astounding must read.  It is a most powerful story of hope, fortitude and forgiveness.  It was so captivating that I simply could not put it down.  I finished it in 2 1/2 … Continue reading

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The Chair of St. Peter

There is no doubt that our Church has been under attack throughout the centuries – both from within and without.  Today’s gospel reading gives me great hope! When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi
 he asked his disciples,
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Why Can’t I Be Still?

One of my favorite bible verses is from Psalms,  “Be still and know that I am God.” In my fantasy life, I could do what this passage suggests.  I really struggle with inactivity.  I feel that I must be doing … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday Pleasures

This past weekend, the weather was glorious here in Southeast Louisiana.  On Sunday, my brother-in-law and his wife brought a bag of dollar store goodies to our weekly, Sunday, Doyle family get together.  After lunch, most of the adults retired … Continue reading

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Kill Them With Kindness

Gospel for Sunday, February 20, 2011 A reading from Matthew 5: 38-48 Jesus said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I say to you, … Continue reading

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Early Signs of Spring

a backyard camellia blossom All around me, I see the early signs of spring in the Deep South!  I am elated, as my extremities become cold in October and don’t thaw until March.  The great warm up has begun.  Praise … Continue reading

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