Monthly Archives: September 2014

Guess Who?

My real name was Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius.  (That’s a real mouthful!) I was born in 331 and baptized by a pope. I was born into a wealthy, Christian family, but educated by pagans. My “superior” education caused me to lose … Continue reading

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Facing a Fear

This past Saturday, my husband and I were working in the garage and were approached by three people.  We thought that they were from the Democratic Party, because we’ve been getting a lot of those lately due to the upcoming … Continue reading

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I’m a Survivor.

I’m a survivor – not a victim.  For many years, I felt ashamed.  I felt like a victim.  I’ve come to the point in my life where I am no longer ashamed.  I did not do anything wrong.  I am … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Readings for Sunday, September 28, 2014

Readings for Sunday, September 28th This Sunday’s readings bring a few key concepts to mind for me: Virtue Integrity Relativism In the first reading, when the Lord says, “You say that my ways are unfair…” I thought of the rot … Continue reading

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Overcoming Anxiety

One of my most popular posts is about ANXIETY.  It is something that all of us have to deal with to a greater or lesser degree in the world in which we live today.  Our lives often seem out of … Continue reading

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“Take Me to Church”

Recently, I was made aware of a (new) song, evidently popular with the young crowd.  Silly me, I thought, “Take me to Church!  Awesome!”  I Googled the lyrics and was very disappointed by what I read – Yet another example … Continue reading

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HOPE

“Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all – And sweetest – in the Gale – is heard – And sore … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunday in Swamp Country

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, September 14, 2014

Readings for Sunday, September 14, 2014 Often times, we get just plain tired of life.  My husband’s grandmother frequently quipped, “The first 100 years are the hardest-”  She would know.  She nearly made it to the ripe old age of … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation

On Labor Day, I was stuck in the great parking lot that was the road between the Florida beaches and New Orleans –  thousands headed home after the three-day weekend – my family included!  I was beginning to get frustrated … Continue reading

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