Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pumpkin Carving 2011

Here’s some snapshots of our last minute pumpkin carving for the big day tomorrow.  The pumpkins totally express my children’s interests at this stage in their lives – electronics, of course.  Can you guess what Annie and John carved?                                                 … Continue reading

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Ugh! It’s Monday!

                            Ugh!  It’s Monday!  I’m not coming out!

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Christian Meditation

Recently, I feel as though I’ve been called to practice Christian meditation – practice being the key word.  I stink at it! For a busy, task oriented person, it is such a challenge to keep my mind from wandering.  I … Continue reading

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Call No Man “Father”

This Sunday’s gospel is one of those “controversial” ones as far as Catholics and our Protestant brothers and sisters in Christ are concerned.  In it, Jesus said,  “As for you, do not be called ‘Rabbi.’ You have but one teacher, … Continue reading

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Living Rosary

“From Mary we learn to surrender to God’s Will in all things. From Mary we learn to trust even when all hope seems gone. From Mary we learn to love Christ her Son and the Son of God!” ~Pope John … Continue reading

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A Truly Amazing Gift

This morning I was in the adoration chapel.  I knew that it was going to be a very busy day, so I needed to start off on the right foot – with some much-needed quiet and grace.  There in the … Continue reading

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F is for Frustration & T is for Thank You

  F is for Frustration For a dog who won’t stay out of my vegetable garden For a child who wants what he can’t have and wants it now For a maddening itch that will not relent For an ever-growing … Continue reading

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Beacons on the Hillltop

Lately, I’ve been feeling the tug – perhaps that supernatural prompting from God to come into closer communion with Him.  My only problem is that I find the world and myself in the way.  If I could go lock myself … Continue reading

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Some Important Words of Widsom

I was going through my emails this morning and read a really good message from Immaculee’.  If by some chance you have never heard of her, she is an incredibly faith- filled woman who forgave the men who butchered her … Continue reading

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Symmetry Satisfies

Last weekend, among many other things, I updated/refurbished my front flower beds.  It was the first time I ever used pine straw as mulch.  It was a bit hard to fill in small spaces, but I think it came out … Continue reading

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