Tag Archives: Jesus

In All Things Give Thanks

He was refusing to go to sleep. My little nephew, thirteen months old. Earlier in the day his three-year-old brother had taken a tumble and bonked the back of his head, hard. His parents immediately took him to the ER, … Continue reading

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Get Thee To Church: St. Mary’s, Cambridge, Vermont (Or, New England Vacay, Day 1)

After our trip to Alaska, I published a summary of our vacation at Musings of a Catholic Mom in one long post, in the form of Seven Quick Takes (“7 Long Days: The Alaska Edition”).  I had planned to do something like that … Continue reading

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Ramblings of a Middle-Aged Mom

(I was going to name this post, “Midlife Crisis,” but it sounded too dramatic; and anyway I’m not sure that’s accurate.  More like a “Midlife Awakening.”  I hope I’m not being too navel-gaze-y here…) Not long ago I realized something … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Misconception

(I posted this last year on my old blog, “Musings of a Catholic Mom.”  It was one of my last posts there before coming here to WordPress. Oh, and the statue in the photo above adorns the lovely Immaculate Conception … Continue reading

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Random Catholicity

In Father R’s homily last Sunday, he told of a conversation he had with a young woman who had left the Catholic Church.  He asked her why she left, and her answer surprised him.  She said it was because the … Continue reading

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Theme Thursday Volume 4: Statues; Five of my Favorites!

I take pictures of statues; it’s just something I do.  Especially religious ones, but other kinds too.  Here’s one I spotted by the pool at the KOA we were staying at a couple of weekends ago (It’s hard to see, … Continue reading

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In Which I Make A Good Confession Badly

I’ve had this post on my computer since February 10, the day before Pope Benedict announced his resignation.  In the last few days we’ve heard quite a bit about God’s mercy and forgiveness from our new Holy Father, Pope Francis.  … Continue reading

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