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Back to Class Again

After 2 months of recovering from her latest bout of diverticulitis, my mom finally made it back to her Parkinson’s exercise class. Everyone there was so happy to her. She took things at her own pace, but kept going for the whole hour. One more time, she amazes me. I Found God today as my […]

Church Offers

I met with some friends today and we got on the topic of Catholic funerals. We talked about the beauty of the traditions and customs of the Church. Typically, funerals begin with praying a rosary, then a full Mass. I thought of 2 specific priests who sang the final blessing as the deceased is taken […]

Sister’s Silver Anniversary

My sister and her husband celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary a couple of days ago. They went to Las Vegas where they were married and spent several days relaxing and enjoying their time away. While they were there, my parents, sister, brother, and I sent them champagne and treats. We had everyone over today so […]

Learning About Learning

Last night I started back to my Bible class – year 2. It was good to see the people I met last year and hear what everyone did over the summer. As the teacher summarized the previous year and talked about what to look forward to, I was pleasantly surprised to realize how much I […]

Healing Dog

A while ago, we noticed that my brother’s dog had a funny lump on her back that seemed to be getting bigger. My brother took her to the vet who said it looked suspicious and should come off. She had surgery last week which left about a 6″ wound on her back. We have been […]

Paint on the Plane

I read a story today about young girl who was travelling by airplane as an unaccompanied minor. The storyteller was sitting across the aisle from the little girl who everyone avoided at all costs. Eventually, a young couple sat by her for the duration of the flight. Instead of being impatient or ignoring the girl, […]

Respite Retreat

This weekend I was truly blessed to be able to take a personal respite retreat. I was really desiring some time to just be alone and take a little break. As I thought and prayed about the best way to do this, I was reminded of a monastery I had driven by several times that […]