A Grand Celebration

   It was such an honor and a delight to see my wonderful friends from Covington this weekend.  My family went there to celebration our friend Cory who finished his PhD in theology, just having defended his dissertation.  We have been praying alongside him through these many years.  To successfully complete this task, while raising…

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Jake’s Big Coup

      Somehow, Jake’s newspaper is really taking off!!  This is the latest coup: one of his classmates is about to publish an article that is a personal interview with Jordan Spieth, the new greatest golfer in the world!       Jake’s got lots of middle schoolers subscribed, not to mention the adults…

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Celebrate!

   Today is Divine Mercy Sunday.  It is the Sunday, ending the first week of the Easter season.  It is a celebration of mercy, one of God’s divine attributes.     All day, all I could think was, “Celebrate!  Be grateful to God for His mercy!”   I beg His mercy often.  I beg for…

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A Blessed Easter

    We had such a blessed Easter.  After a long Lent of fasting, we had a wonderful feast, replete with lamb, ham, and cheesecake.  The best part was how personal it was.  We had a wonderful exchange with Dad, whom I declared participates in the Divine attribute of the Resurrection.  Dad helps people’s relationships…

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Holy Thursday

   I burst into tears at the beginning of Holy Thursday Mass last night.  The beginning musical introit was something like: “Only in the cross of Christ is my glory.”  I cried.  I feel like only God understands.  Only Christ sees what I am going through.  I feel at home in the liturgy, where the…

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Oh the joy!

     The struggles with Sebastian weaning, that disrupting his sleep, and consequently, that disrupting my sleep, have been a challenge.  But then I only have to look at him and I soften and coo at him.  He is so, so precious.      It is amazing how well the older children are doing.  Jacob…

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