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Be in the Moment YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - July 29, 2016 ... can't be Mom's daughter. It's only 2:00 pm and my guests aren't coming till 5:00, and I have nothing to do. I'm ready and the food is ready to pop into the oven at the appropriate time. I simply can't be related to Mom." He still had a sense of humor at that point, and he laughed and laughed. He knew exactly what I meant. My mother was Martha on steroids when it came to entertaining. We all dreaded hearing that she had invited company for dinner. She always planned something elaborate and then ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2016/07/be-in-moment.html
St. Elias the Prophet, Leader and Father of Carmelites FOUNTAIN OF ELIAS - July 20, 2016 ... hermits would seek to live a life of solitude and prayer in imitation of Elias and the "sons of the prophets." Elias chose Eliseus (Elisha) to be his successor. (3 Kings 19:19) In a remarkable and moving scene, Elias is mysteriously assumed into heaven, riding in a fiery chariot. Before the dramatic departure, Eliseus begged Elias for a double portion of his spirit (4 Kings 2:9) As Elias is carried away in the whirlwind, he bequeaths to Eliseus his mantle, ...http://fountainofelias.blogspot.com/2016/07/st-elias-prophet-leader-and-father-of.html
Treasure That Lasts YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - June 16, 2016 ... store up treasures in heaven rather than on earth and points out that their hearts will be wherever their treasures lie. Unfortunately, sometimes what we treasure is anything but "heavenly." Look at that queen mother Athaliah, for example. What she prizes above anything else, including the lives of her family, is political power. She'll do anything for it, including murdering her innocent grandchildren. What kind of person kills her grandchildren? And earthly power, political or otherwise, ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2016/06/treasure-that-lasts.html