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A Rainy Day Summer Daybook MEMORIES OF A CATHOLIC WIFE & MOTHER - July 24, 2014 ... a pie would be a nice change from a cake. I am dreaming about freshly caught barbecued salmon for dinner on Friday night. I am thankful for my baby boy! He is very active and smiles a lot. He will often giggle when one of his siblings gives him to me. I am so thankful that God blessed us with another little boy. I absolutely love him! I am hearing Kilian's breathing as he nurses and an occasional clap of thunder. I am praying for the priests, nuns, seminarians, my daughters, ...http://catholicmemories.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-rainy-day-summer-daybook.html
$100 Dollar for Your Thoughts MUSINGS OF A DISCERNING WOMAN - July 23, 2014 ... regular readers might have been attuned to an uptick in posts of a discerning nature. This would be why. I feel the love, support, and prayers of the entire Congregation and a deep peace at keeping my name in the mix for the discernment process. The 14 women who I will spend the next few days with are prayerful, faithful, women of peace with a deep love of the congregation and a commitment to God's people. It will be a privilege to enter this sacred time and space with them. Tonight I'm headed ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/MusingsOfADiscerningWoman/~3/n8dup-vJTn0/100-dollar-for-your-thoughts.html
And Then She Was Ten SHOVED TO THEM - June 27, 2014 Ella turned ten on Saturday with a quiet birthday celebration with her best friend. The half-dozen girls she had planned on when she first started talking birthday in March would have been exhausting to her now. Instead, we picked up her bestie and her mom on Satuday morning and headed to the mall for lunch, makeovers, and a movie. The girls were thrilled with purple eye shadow and actually being allowed to wear mascara! (That was really what ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ShovedToThem/~3/MSV20zHmaws/and-then-she-was-ten.html
What Happens When You Go Silent for a Weekend RANDOM ACTS OF MOMNESS - June 2, 2014 ... life, I talk a lot. I nag kids to pick up toys and call my family to the dinner table and answer little-boy questions about how astronauts pee in space ("Maybe Daddy knows?"). So going on a silent retreat for a weekend sounded tremendously appealing … and also, interestingly enough, somewhat terrifying. Do I even remember how to do silence ? I wondered as I packed up my classroom for the summer and then came home and immediately packed up a suitcase for my weekend away. ...http://randomactsofmomness.com/what-happens-when-you-go-silent-for-a-weekend/
Deo Gratias - Family Stuff THOUGHTS ON GRACE - May 7, 2014 "If the only prayer you ever say in your life is thank you, it will be enough." - Meister Eckhart Deo Gratias is Latin for "Thanks be to God." Remembering to give thanks for all of our blessings, big and small, helps us to find God in our everyday moments and gives us an attitude of gratitude! I invite you to share your blessings here on Wednesdays. Be sure to sign into Mr. Linky below and grab the button. 1. We were surprised by a visit from one of our sons. He and his ...http://colleenspiro.blogspot.com/2014/05/deo-gratias-family-stuff.html