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Live in the Moment

Man is but a breath,  his days like a passing shadow. – Psalm 144:4 We just got home. We were away, visiting my mom who just celebrated her 85th birthday. We took her on some short trips to some of her favorite places. It was fun. And a real treat to see her joy. Mom… Read More ›

O Happy Day!

Our new granddaughter arrived into this world early in the morning of August 24. She is beautiful. Of course.  She is our youngest son’s first child. I just burst with pride as I see him take on the role of new father so naturally. He is already in the protective mode. Right now he is… Read More ›

New Life

My husband and I lived in the same city for over 40 years. We met each other there. We got married there. We raised children there. To move to a new city at this time in our lives is not an easy thing. Not easy to leave old home or children or friends. Not easy… Read More ›

Grandpa

Update on the birds – They come everyday. All kinds of birds. Bluejays and cardinals and tiny little things I do not know the name of. Unfortunately, the squirrels come, too. Evidently, they like bird food. They really are pests. And they scare the birds, so I looked up ways of keeping squirrels away. I… Read More ›

When Life Interrupts Us

My husband and I were in a car accident last week.  A car ran a red light and cut right in front of us. The airbags came out and smacked us in the chest and face and it felt like the air got sucked right out of our lungs.  The picture I cannot get out… Read More ›

Do We Belong to the World?

Jn 15:18-21 “If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you”. – John 15:19 “The world hates you.” Strong words, but they tell us what we need to hear. After… Read More ›

Retirement

I’ve missed blogging. I’ve missed writing and sharing my reflections on scripture, on life, on everyday moments. Now that I am retired, I have time. Or maybe it is better to say that I will soon have time. Right now we are getting ready to move. Packing and cleaning and planning. This is our last… Read More ›

New Book! Catholic Testimonies

Always Be Ready: An Excerpt from “Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story”

Are We Aware?

And he said, “Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place. – Lk 4:24 I heard new things in this gospel reading today. And it led to a lot of questions. Do we take others for granted? Do we take our co-workers and family members for granted? Do we… Read More ›

The Inn of God’s Heart

While they were there, the time came for her to have her child, and she gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. (Lk 2:6-7) Jesus was born in anonymity. Jesus came uninvited into a… Read More ›

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