Monthly Archives: September 2011

Perception Check

After an exhausting weekend, I set out to face the challenges of a new week feeling a bit depleted.  When I’m tired and haven’t taken care of myself, I tend to feel a bit cranky.  I’m sure you understand! I … Continue reading

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Reflections on Sunday’s Gospel, September 18, 2011

I’m sitting up in bed trying to prepare my busy little brain for mass tomorrow.  I thought I’d share some of my own reflections on Sunday’s readings. I was surely comforted by the prophet Isaiah’s words, “For my thoughts are … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills – Roads

Our own beloved Brewster Road – the “country” road in the middle of everything that leads to our house.                                      Canal Street – Downtown New Orleans                                      the bridge leading to Destrahan, Louisiana

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Sweet Saturday in Lacombe, LA

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An Interesting Sidewalk Find

         My kids found this many legged friend in the front yard just moments ago!  They know me well, so they opened the front door and called for me to hurry and get my camera!

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Just Say “No!”

The word, “No” can be incredibly empowering.  As women, many of us have the “disease to please.”  We love to (try) to make everyone happy – often at our own expense. Two days ago, I was feeling overwhelmed by my … Continue reading

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My Encounter with a Beautiful Stranger

I was recently reading “God of Miracles” by Michael Brown.  He suggested that every person we will ever meet does not stumble across our paths by accident, but is carefully placed there in that very moment by God Himself.  He … Continue reading

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Lessons from Ants

After school today, I was patiently waiting for my children to finish their visits with friends, so that we could head home.  I remembered a line of ants in the yard behind my classroom that had caught my attention yesterday.  … Continue reading

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I Saw God Today

      Found in our courtyard – a promise of Fall?  Isn’t it strikingly beautiful?

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Eric & My Achy Feet

My husband is giving me a huge treat right now.  He got off of work a bit early.  I cooked, and we ate dinner.  Now he is doing the dishes and helping the kids with homework.  He told me, “Go … Continue reading

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