Scripture Sunday: The heritage of sons

So, with working weekends, along with having my Kennedy Kaboodle, getting to Mass has become incredibly difficult on Saturday or Sunday. This makes me sad, since it truly is a solace in my life — a source of peace, refreshment, and communion with others. Over the past couple of days, I’ve felt the need to […]

Writer’s Workshop ….. I will survive!

Late, this Thursday, since I was in a class all day, but better late than never. I love Writer’s Workshop, since they are thought provoking, and SO MUCH FUN! The Prompts: 1.) Tell us about a “dirt cheap” you’ve taken this summer. Not all together dirt cheap, but certainly made affordable, by my Granny, was […]

Small Successes ….. Week 2 for me

Thanks, Danielle, for reminding me that I haven’t really been a total slacker mom this week! Congratulations to you and your husband …. here’s to many more years together. My successes of the week: 1. Took all 4 children to a water park this week. Crazy? NO …. I had help …. my best friend, […]

Small Successes: Week 1

As a woman who used to ‘have it all together’, one of my most frequent complaints is that I can’t seem to get anything accomplished anymore. Thank goodness for the gals at Faith and Family Live, and the Small Success review — this is one of my favorite Catholic blogs, and they also put on […]

Lenten thoughts …….

Being Catholic, Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season are pretty big in my life. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve ceased to look at Lent as a major PITA (pain in the a…), and more as an opportunity to grow as a person.  So, without further ado, let’s roll it out. The 2009 version of What […]