Monthly Archives: January 2013

Working on It!

Those of you who know me know that I LOVE to garden. I am never happier than when I am out in the sunshine covered in dirt! What I don’t enjoy is digging a new bed.  It’s tough work separating … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Catholic Education – a preview of my NOLA post

Recently, Catholic Schools around the country celebrated Catholic Schools Week.  The theme this year was “Catholic Schools Raise the Standards.”  Schools throughout the archdiocese spent the week of January 28-February 1st celebrating all that makes us unique with masses, prayer … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Readings for Sunday, January 27 In reflecting upon the first reading and the psalm for today, I immediately think of my teenage students.  Whenever we talk about the commandments and the rules that God has set before us, some always … Continue reading

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Thinking of You!

It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.  Mother Theresa Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. Ronald Reagan If we accept that a mother … Continue reading

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Pictures and A Poem: The Pond

I love poetry, and I love the outdoors!  I found this beautiful poem written by Wayne Visser that brings life to the pictures I’ve taken.  Enjoy! STILL POND By Wayne Visser There is a secret place on Hampstead Heath Where … Continue reading

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I’d Better Think Again!

Please read my latest post at NOLA Catholic Experience.  It’s right under Sr. Judith’s “Lesson in a Fortune Cookie” (Which is a great read, too!!)  Enjoy!

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, January 20, 2013

Readings for Sunday, January 20, 2013 In the first reading from Isaiah, I am struck by and gladdened by the following lines.  I am truly convinced that God loves each of us “as though there were only one of us.” … Continue reading

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Putting Things in Perspective

These past two weeks, we have sifted through all of our belongings to make “give away,” “throw away” and “pack it” piles.  It’s amazing, as simple a people we think we are, we surely have accumulated a lot of stuff … Continue reading

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Inspirational and Helpful Reading for the New Year

I’m not a salesperson or marketer, and don’t aspire to be one.  I just really like writing, and I love having people read and comment upon my words.  It is my hope that in some small way God will use … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Epiphany, Sunday, January 6th

Readings for Sunday, January 6th, 2013 “The magi set out because of a deep desire which prompted them to leave everything and begin a journey.  It was as thought they had always been waiting for that star.”              (Pope Benedict XVI) … Continue reading

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