Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Gift of Lasting Memories

You may or may not have noticed that I disappeared for a few days.  A dear friend gave my family the huge gift of a little vacation on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast.  We packed a lot of fun, family time, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Gospel for the Feast of Corpus Christi

What a remarkable feast day we celebrate this Sunday – the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ.  In John’s gospel, we hear Jesus spell it out for us – leaving no doubt whatsoever: “I am the living bread … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills Challenge – Black and White/Sepia

daddy and daughter on a trail in the woods                               a broken tree limb making the number four

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Reflections on the Nativity of John the Baptist, June 24th, 2011

The readings of the day are so beautiful – so uplifting.  They truly affirm the sanctity of human life.  They tell us that we do not toil in vain.  They also recount the birth of John the Baptist, the man … Continue reading

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Lowering the Hem

When shopping for my thirteen year old daughter today – specifically for shorts, I found the options unacceptable – not bad, not tacky, not just skimpy – unacceptable.  It is such a struggle.  I’ve tried to teach my daughter to … Continue reading

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Everything You Do

As I lay in bed this morning, hitting the snooze, this song got my attention.  I love it!  Let’s do every little thing that we do today (and everyday) for the glory of the One who made us! Enjoy the … Continue reading

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Idolization, a Real Danger

I’ve been very upset by all that has taken place in the last few months with regard to Fr. John Corapi.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with him, he is a man who had a very sinful past, … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

Do you ever get the blahs?  A blah day is not a bad day really, but it’s not a good day either.   It just is.  Today was one of those days for me.  I woke up in a fair mood.  … Continue reading

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My Soul Thirsts

O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In the dry and thirsty land Where there is no water. So I have looked for You in the … Continue reading

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Begging Prayers

I beg all of my readers and friends out there in cyberspace to keep two of my friends in their prayers – If you could just stop what you’re doing right now, and whisper a prayer, that would be most … Continue reading

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