Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Feasts of Saints Monica and Augustine

Yesterday was the feast of St. Monica, an “extraordinary ordinary” woman with whom so many mothers can relate.  She raised her son to be a good, faithful, moral boy, but Augustine went down the wrong path.  He had a “rap … Continue reading

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Getting Prepared

Here in Louisiana, we’re hunkering down in preparation for “Hurricane Isaac” – still a tropical storm, but forecasted to become a category 1 hurricane by landfall late tonight. When I got off of work yesterday afternoon, I went to Kmart.  … Continue reading

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It was a Nun!

My little man dried off and called me to come see his bathtub creation.  He asked me to guess what it was.  I suppose he could tell that I was clueless, so he proudly announced, “It’s a nun.  See her … Continue reading

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Can You Guess What This Is?

My seven year old made this in the bathtub last night.  Can you guess who/what he said that it is? I will reveal the answer in my next post:)

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Breathe His Name

A friend gave me a devotional type book today.  It was Monday morning and I was feeling overwhelmed by the week ahead.  I opened the book and read this entry: “Just breathe My Name.  It is like the pressure of … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Project

I have (accidentally) discovered that I enjoy restoring broken statues.  This is the second Mary that I have fixed and repainted this week.  Her hand was detached and a chunk of it was missing.  The tip of her nose was … Continue reading

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Feast of the Transfiguration

“Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John, and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no fuller on earth could bleach them… As … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, August 5, 2012

Readings for Sunday, August 5th In John’s gospel, Jesus tells us, “Do not to work for the food of this world that perishes, but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you.”  … Continue reading

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