Testimony

   I gave my testimony at the women’s retreat I went on last weekend.  I go every year, and for some reason, this year they asked me to give my testimony.   My testimony was about the power of Christ’s love, the power of the Eucharist: being broken, like Christ, for others.  I linked this “being…

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Cancer and Being Ready

    Ron topped off his month of having the flu with a colonoscopy.  Sadly, it revealed pre-cancerous tumors.     His mother having died one year ago almost to the date of his colonoscopy from colon cancer, it was an emotional find.  We both really took a hit.    But in a way, her…

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Flu

Happy Anniversary!!  We have made it over a month with the flu!  We have had 2 strands of it, and almost every one has had both varieties! Although it is hard, there are some perks.  The main one is that my affection for each person in the family has grown–seeing them so feeble and tender,…

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Being “Off the Grid”

    Then we drove to NM and rented a little cabin.  When I say “little,” I mean 900 sq. ft. for seven people!  A little bit of Heaven! Here are the children who did NOT want to get cold:  And here are the children who could not get enough of the snow! I had…

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Rocky Mountain High

     We Googled “Yerts for rent” and found a YMCA camp in the Rockies.  While they no longer had yerts available, we stayed in the family lodge.  CHEAP!  And unlimited ice skating, sledding, snow shoeing and cross country skiing.  AMAZING!  We loved it!  The best part for me: HUGE buffet–camp eating.  The kids scarfed…

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