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The Gift of Children

Yesterday was truly a blessing, and it was not because it was my 48th birthday (Yikes!).  The day did not turn out to be at all like I had planned, but perhaps transformed into something even better.  I was so … Continue reading

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Remaining Plugged In

Please read my most recent post at Nola Catholic Experience.  Thanks!

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A Pleasant April Evening

A sweet friend of mine stopped by today with her four beautiful children.  We shared a great lunch and did some catching up.  I felt inspired by  one of our conversations about spending special time with each one of your … Continue reading

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Do We Spend as Much Time Praying as We do Worrying?

My life as of late has been a whirlwind of activity and emotion – far too busy for my taste!  I miss being able to write on a daily basis and to catch up on some of my favorite blogs.  … Continue reading

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Don’t Steal My Sunshine!

The last few mornings, I’ve been out the door at 6:30 a.m. in a whirlwind of confusion, frustration and aggravation.  I had not felt this way only an hour earlier when I had awakened to a calm, darkened, quiet house.  … Continue reading

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A Very Special Name

With All Saints Day coming up, I’ve been thinking about the saints in my own life, and the saints in the lives of my children.  I pray that parents, when deciding on a name for their baby, would #1 pray … Continue reading

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NOLA Catholic Experience

Just in case you are not from the area,  “NOLA” is short for New Orleans, Louisiana.  I was recently asked (along with a terrific team of about 9 other people) to blog for the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ new site … Continue reading

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Kids Fighting? No Problem!

I cannot take credit for this idea, however, I would like to share it, and use it this summer to the fullest extent of the law this summer!  Thanks D.M.! As most of my regular readers know, I have three … Continue reading

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