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30 Days of Gratitude… Day 2

6 years ago

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Oh my.  It is nearly 10 p.m.  I haven’t forgotten about this post, I have just been busy doing other things.  Bruce and I got up early this morning and went to Mass for All Souls Day, then enjoyed breakfast at one of our favorite eateries.  He had to go into work for a 12…

30 Days of Gratitude: 2015 Edition

6 years ago

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I have been sitting with my laptop for quite a while tonight.  It’s a cool and quiet Sunday evening.  Mass was beautiful this morning, as we celebrated All Saints Day.  Bruce and I enjoyed a hearty meal at the annual Spaghetti Supper at our local Catholic school.  And he beat me in 500 Rummy…twice. It…

Rejoicing for Families!

7 years ago

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Happy Feast of the Holy Family! Each year on the Sunday after Christmas, the Church celebrates this beautiful feast.  Earlier today, I was blessed to see families together at Mass..many whom I know dearly, some just well enough to say “hi.”  Families with young children, families who just started life as “empty-nesters,” single adults…all gathered…

I May Have a “Deformed” Left Hand, but…

7 years ago

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Earlier this week, I read an article that both angered and saddened me.  The title grabbed my attention, because it specifically mentions “a ‘deformed’ left hand.”  I almost could not finish reading it.  An Australian woman chose to have an abortion because her unborn child would have a physical “problem” and might face discrimination in…

Grateful for Another 7 Quick Takes

7 years ago

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This 7 Quick Takes list is not random; everything is from a wonderful Thanksgiving vacation!   — 1 — Happy Day after Thanksgiving!!  I am spending time with my in-laws in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.  We usually gather in northern Indiana for turkey day, but my sister-in-law and her husband decided to…

7 Quick Takes’ Debut on Gabriel’s Mom

7 years ago

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Over at my other blog, I joined in the Friday “7 Quick Takes” made popular by blogger/speaker/writer Jennifer Fulwiler. I read her conversion story earlier this summer; it was funny, inspiring, and heart-warming. The idea is to post about 7 random things, nothing too serious. It’s been a while since I have “played,” but I…

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