Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lessons from Today

Today did not go at all like I planned, but it was good, nonetheless.  I learned a few things.  #1 Take time to build a tent with all of the blankets in your house and all of the chairs available.  … Continue reading

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Thank you, Missie, for spotlighting this lovely little nature trail in your newspaper column.  I’ve lived here since 2002, and did not know that it existed.  Our family loves to discover new places to take a quiet stroll, and commune … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, May 26, 2013

Readings for Sunday, May 26, 2013 On this Sunday, we celebrate the feast of the Most Holy Trinity.  The word “Trinity” does not appear in the bible, and yet we know that our God is One God in three divine … Continue reading

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It Might Surprise You

That… I love to watch Dog the Bounty Hunter  – At a family gathering we recently had, we played the game “Two truths and a lie.”  Each person wrote two truths and one lie about themselves, and the others had … Continue reading

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Food Update

I am lasting much longer than I thought I could with regard to cleaning up our family’s eating.  We’ve been at it for about a month and a half now (I think), and it’s actually becoming a habit.  It has … Continue reading

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Come Holy Spirit!

Mass readings for Sunday, May 19, Feast of Pentecost “I am going to reveal to you the secret of sanctity and happiness. Every day for five minutes control your imagination and close your eyes to the things of sense and … Continue reading

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Got a New Camera:)

My sweet husband surprised me with a new camera today.  I was distraught last weekend when we were celebrating two birthdays, Mother’s Day and a graduation –  I discovered that the camera I love to use much was kaput –  … Continue reading

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Summer Fun Ideas

Just thought I’d post my “brainstorm” of summer fun activities.  Of course, some of the items are specific to the St. Tammany/New Orleans area – but they might give you some ideas for things to do with your own children.  … Continue reading

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One of the Greatest Blessings in my Life

The last few weeks have been filled with anticipation at school – we (students, teachers, parents) were eagerly awaiting the end of middle school for our “graduates” – the end of homework, tests, grading, getting up early – the discipline … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

“Do not be afraid. Open wide the doors to Christ.” -Venerable John Paul II Did you know that the phrase “be not afraid” is the phrase used most in the bible?  I’ve listed some of my favorite “Be not afraid” … Continue reading

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