A veritable eternity in the life of a nine-month old. Or for the waiting, hopeful-parents of a nine-month old.… read on
Two more hours and I will cycle home from work.
Two hours and 10 minutes and I will call the foster mother… read on
On August 15, the Church celebrated the feast of the Assumption and Dormition of Mary, God-bearer. Tradition tells us that when it was Mary’s time to die, the apostles were mystically transported to her side, with the exception of Thomas who was otherwise engaged. The apostles were there with her at the moment of her death and they buried her. A few days later, Thomas arrived and wanted to see her body one last time, so much did he love his “mother.” When they opened the tomb, a strong scent of lovely flowers was all that remained. She was not … read on
Sitting in the sunny window seat of a cafe last week, glancing outside between sips of my cappuccino and notes to my husband on chat, I saw a young man hanging around in front of the cafe. … read on
I am in a mood. And this song about sums it up. This last week without my husband is already one of the hardest weeks of the summer. And it’s only Monday.… read on
A dear friend shared this song with me tonight. She told me it reminds her of her brother, who was killed several years ago… read on
M: “I know how hard you’ve been praying, and God’s answering your prayers.”
Lewis: “That’s not why I pray. I pray because I can’t help myself. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time, waking and sleeping. It hasn’t changed God, it’s changed me.”
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I remember very clearly how I felt, walking along a sunny side-street in Ravenna, Italy, when I felt the first mild cramping that signaled the beginning of my period.… read on
Peter called out: “Lord, if it is You, command me to come out to You on the water.”
And the Lord said: “Come.” … read on
“Very few people ever state properly the strong argument in favour of marrying for love or against marrying for money.… read on
It is possible for us to hear the word of God because God’s world is open to us. Most Christians do not realize that this is by no means a matter of course, but a miracle of the Father’s utterly free love. Every day it should astonish us anew, just as a lover is transported in bliss through the answering love of the woman he loves.… read on
So I have an announcement. Of sorts.
One of the items I’d like to make available in my Etsy shop is prints of my photographs. But I’m having a hard time choosing which pictures I should include.
Could you do me a favor? … read on
Do not look forward to what may happen tomorrow; the same everlasting Father who cares for you today will take care of you tomorrow and every day.… read on
She is 8 months old today. 34 weeks. 243 days.
I have seen her less than 30 times in her whole life.… read on