Christmas

What I loved most about Christmas. . . 1) Midnight Mass at our new parish–so beautiful I wanted to weep!2) A party after Mass–1 AM!  Such fun!3) Clare being giddy and joyful all day–such a change in her life!4) Leigh having a gingerbread party with her friends last week, a family party on the 4th…

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O Come O Come Emmanuel

     I love Advent.     I love our family singing “O Come O Come Emmanuel” for a blessing during this season.     I love the Feasts of Our Lady, “without whom there would be no Nativity,” said our priest this morning, and who teaches us to be humble, yielding to the will of God,…

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Yahoo!!!

     Yahoo!!  Clare has completed her reading Boot Camp!!!   And I learned some important life lessons in the process.      She was not where she should be in Sept.  So I pushed her.  That failed.  So I had to do the impossible: go backwards.  I started over with “c-a-t” and like words….

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