Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Year’s Resolutions

I’ve never been one to make New Year’s Resolutions.  I’ve tried it a couple of times, but failed miserably.  I don’t like to fail miserably, soooo, I learned not to make NY resolutions.  Smart, huh? You may not know this … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

My family and I took a lovely walk in the woods in Springfield, Louisiana today at Tickfaw State Park.  “I Saw God Today.”  Enjoy!  

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A Terrible (Shoe) Salesman

I am a terrible salesman!  Terrible!  When in college, I worked in a shoe store.  Within a few months, I was demoted from floor sales to cashier.  I just couldn’t keep trying to shove items down the throat of people … Continue reading

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I am so excited!  The proof of my first book, “God Messaging…” came by UPS this morning – a day early!  I am thrilled with the cover, but there was a big surprise on the inside.  Take a look! Wait … Continue reading

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A Newsletter for “Friends of Padre Pio”

Today, I stumbled upon a monthly newsletter based on Padre Pio’s famous saying (that I personally cling to like a vine on a tree) – “Pray, Hope and Don’t Worry.”  I’m excited!  I’ve read a few of the books about … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful day in the deep South – finally.  After a week of unseasonably warm temperatures, grey clouds and miserable rain, the sun has finally broken through.  The sparrows and finches are on the feeder.  The sun’s rays are … Continue reading

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Prepare the Way

We’ve finished all of our shopping, baked the cupcakes to celebrate Jesus’ birthday, mailed all of our cards, been to confession, wrapped all of the presents…Today preparing the way will involve cleaning the house, so that we may enjoy it … Continue reading

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A Late Afternoon Stroll

This afternoon I was in a bit of a funk.  The weather here has been so gloomy.  What is worse is that the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day forecast is “cold and rainy” in Southeast Louisiana.  Yuck!  Anyway, I decided … Continue reading

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Things that…

Drive me crazy…when I can’t breathe out of my nose*when I wake up an hour prior to the alarm sounding and can’t get back to sleep*restless legs that keep me awake at night*clutter*my neighbor’s new rooster that greets the sun … Continue reading

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A Busy Day

…went to the grocery and drugstore, did laundry, cleaned out the refrigerator and pantry, did some more laundry, cooked spicy chicken, tortilla soup, made homemade beef jerky, did more laundry… You get the picture!  It was a very busy, but … Continue reading

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