Monthly Archives: July 2013

New from the Backyard

Look who was visiting in the rain on Tuesday?  The Gulf Fritillary Butterfly has been landing and laying eggs.  We’re going to have baby butterflies soon!!  Learn more about these butterflies here.

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Thank You!

Thank You, God, for the clean, warm water that came out of the shower head this morning.  I did not have to walk for miles to glean a bucketful to wash with… Thank You, God, for the hard rain.  I … Continue reading

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Reflections on Gospel for Sunday, June 14, 2013

Readings for Sunday, July 14 I apologize for my tardiness with this post.  I was sick on Saturday and in bed all day.  I wrote a gospel reflection on Sunday afternoon, but hit a wrong button and lost the whole … Continue reading

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Did You Guess Correctly?

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, July 7, 2013

Readings for Sunday, July 7, 2013 As a former reading and english teacher (still so at heart), I am immediately struck by the similes in the readings today.  Similes are phrases that use like or as to compare two things … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Adventure

This afternoon we went to Camp Salmen Nature Park in Slidell, Louisiana.    We love discovering new nature trails and places to spend time as a family outdoors.  We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon there, and saw lots of beautiful things! … Continue reading

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Begin With a Name

Please read my latest post for NOLA Catholic Experience!  Thanks!

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Fourth of July with the Doyles

“For Freedom Christ set us free; so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery.”  Galatians 5:1 You were called for freedom, brothers.  But do not use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh; rather, … Continue reading

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To All My Former Students

I awakened this morning to “our song,” on the radio this morning – thinking of you all and thanking God for the incredible blessing you have been to my life – yes, even the ones who were “difficult.”  Each year, … Continue reading

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