Category Archives: Faith

7 Quick Takes Friday Vol. 26

  Happy 2011!  Here’s a glimpse into my week. 1.  Monday, we were back on our home school schedule.  I don’t think my five-year old was ready to crack the books just yet…would do you think?

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7 Quick Takes Fridays: Christmastide Edition

 I hope you are enjoying the 12 Days of Christmas. Traditionally known as Christmastide, these twelve days start on December 25th and end on the evening of January 5th, Twelfth Night.  The next day celebrates Epiphany, when the Magi visited … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jesus

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Merry Christmas to All

I wish you and your family peace and joy as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. This year has been filled with many milestones for my family. 

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 24

For more Quick Takes, please check out Jennifer at the Conversion Diary.  1. We are having a wonderful Advent.  Thanks to our cool Advent calendar activity set, we are learning every day about the journey of Mary and Joseph from Nazareth and the … Continue reading

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No Fitting Place

I would like to share a poem my mother-in-law wrote. One year ago today, I had the honor of reading it at her funeral…

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Almost WW: Full of Grace

Today, as a Catholic Christian, I celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Whether you are Catholic or not, Mary is a beautiful example of listening to God and saying yes, even if it is countercultural.  … Continue reading

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