Tag Archives: gratitude

With Gratitude in our Hearts

Please read my latest post at NOLA Catholic Experience.  I hope you had a wonderful, blessed Thanksgiving!

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My Life Story in Houses

Last weekend, we crossed two bridges to visit our hometown for the first time in a few years.  My husband and I grew up in Terrytown, Louisiana.  We wanted to show our 10 year old where we came from, as … Continue reading

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Pictorial Highlights of My Week Off

Some of this week’s blessings – just a few: Searching:Playing:Decorating:Reminders of God’s Majesty:Leisurely Coffee on the Back Porch:Thanksgiving with Family (Sorry No Pics), Gift Wrapping “Parties” with my girl and setting up the nativity set my parent’s bought piece by … Continue reading

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100 Things

100 Things that I am very grateful to God for – I’m challenging myself (and you) to see if we can come up with 100 things in 10 minutes or less! Here goes: 4:05 p.m. 1-Jesus 2-Mary 3-a caring husband … Continue reading

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“Holy Home Decorating”

Please check out my first Pinterest board post.  I was feeling crafty!

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I have been blessed with a good metabolism, and I confess that I have taken it for granted for many years – all my life, in fact.   Well, as I get closer and closer to 50, I bet you can … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday, October 13, 2013

I ran into an old friend in the donut shop after church this morning.  In a matter of months, what was once a strong, jovial, large man was now a frail, sunken fellow using every bit of strength he could … 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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Simple Foods

It’s 6:15 and I’m sitting down to relax for the first time since about 7:30 this morning.  It has been a beautiful but busy Saturday.  Oh, if only it were a three-day weekend! As I’m writing this post, I’m munching … Continue reading

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An Attitude of Gratitude

Oprah had her farewell show yesterday.  I confess.  I watched it.  There are some things she has preached about over the years that I’ve disagreed with, however, I did really appreciate two ways that she has touched my life.  First, … Continue reading

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