Archive | March 2020

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Signs of the Times

It was a beautiful day and I’m getting cabin fever, so I went out for a walk. Along the way, I became keenly aware of the changes in the world around me from just 2 weeks ago. Like everything, there is a negative and positive side. The first thing that caught my attention was the […]

Hope-filled Timely Advice

I have been continuing to work on my Bible class and enjoying reading the scriptures. I always find comfort, wisdom, and peace. Even though the words were written about 2000 years ago, they still speak to the problems of our current society. At the same time, the answer remains the same – hope, faith, love, […]

“Normal”Sunday

As our time staying at home keeps ticking by, we are finding ways to do things as “normal” as possible. This morning after breakfast and everyone was dressed, we made our way downstairs to the big TV and found the website to our parish. We were able to watch and participate in Mass celebrated by […]

Produced a Family

We had our family gathering on Zoom this afternoon. We were able to find a time that worked for everyone from Mountain to the Eastern time zone. Everyone in the family joined in. The screen resembled that of the Brady Bunch opening, so we had to act it out. This time my grandchildren took advantage […]

Praying With the Pope

The other day I learned that Pope Francis was offering a special blessing to those who would join in praying with him for an end to the pandemic. I found that EWTN would be airing the event, so my parents and I watched and participated from the living room. It was surreal to see Pope […]

Stitches Out

I had been anticipating today since I had the stitches put in my thumb 10 days ago. The NP in the Urgent Care that I went to said to go back in 10 days to get them taken out. But, she recommended a location that is not usually as busy. I decided to go there […]

Bells and Angelus

Yesterday we received an email from the pastor of our parish talking about hosting live events today being the Solemnity of the Annunciation. He would celebrate Mass and share it on social media. Also, the church rings the bells every day at noon to announce the time to pray the Angelus. Today the priest would […]