Monthly Archives: June 2013

Summertime by the Pond

  We found a lizard shedding his skin-   Echht!         catching tadpoles to watch them grow…       If only we could find some lightening bugs to catch in a jar!!

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, June 30th

Readings for Sunday, June 30th When I was reading to prepare for mass tomorrow, these were some lines that stood out for me.  I will explain: In the first reading:  “Please, let me kiss my father and mother goodbye, and … Continue reading

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Turtle Crossing

This morning, on our way out of the subdivision, I noticed a large, red ear slider turtle right in the middle of the lane of traffic.  I swerved to miss it, and then looked in my rear view mirror.  To … Continue reading

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NW? Really?

This is a preview of my July post for NOLA CATHOLIC EXPERIENCE: I’m not really into keeping up with Hollywood, though I do have two kids – a teen and a “twenty-something” to keep me informed of interesting developments in … Continue reading

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Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist

Readings for Monday, June 24th When I previewed the readings for Monday, June 24th, the feast of St. John the Baptist, my thoughts immediately turned to my little man – our youngest son, John, who was named after John the … Continue reading

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Psalm 63

My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord my God. O God, you are my God whom I seek; for you my flesh pines and my soul thirsts like the earth, parched, lifeless and without water. Thus have I gazed … Continue reading

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“Notable Quoteables”

These are some verses that “popped out” of the readings of the day for me. “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” “The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him.” “Do … Continue reading

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Doing the “Regular Mom” Thing

  During the month of June, I try to forget about work for the most part and be what I like to call a “regular mom” for a change – one who isn’t exhausted and snippy at the end of … Continue reading

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Birthday Blessings

          I had a great birthday (in total denial of how many times I have now circled the sun!)  Thank you everyone for the Facebook wishes, cards, phone calls, cake, dinner and awesome gifts.    I … Continue reading

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Parenting Teens and Twenties

One of my readers asked if I would write about how I handle my older kids and dating.  Actually (and thankfully), I do not handle this on my own.  My husband and I are partners in parenting, and for that … Continue reading

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