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The Loaves and the Chili Dogs

We had a fantastic day at a waterpark near Kim and Ken’s house. God paved the way and was with us the whole time. At one point, Sebastian needed a life vest, and there happened to be one, just his size, as though accidentally place, right by the entrance to the slide. In another moment,…

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Heaven

Heaven

 It is heaven getting to be with my niece, Jenna June! While the pandemic has kept us apart, absence makes the heart grow fonder. How I love this girl! She has me wrapped around her finger!

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Ronnie Rombs Sr.

Ronnie Rombs Sr.

 This man is incredible. Here we are on my roof caulking up a tiny hole that has been a real nuisance.  When my friend Emily saw him, standing there in his Wranglers, blue denim shirt and cowboy hat, she said, “It was just like seeing Ron.” They are cut from the same mold.  Ronnie Sr….

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Our House

Our House

I came to Dallas with the commission to sell our house. Get it ready and the put it on the market. After all, the sellers’ market is hot, and we are in Italy for a bit longer, who knows how long–it makes sense.  But how can you sell this house? It is our HOME! I…

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My recent post

 Enjoy my most recent post on the blog of Mighty Is Her Call. I hope you’ll sigh up for daily or featured posts–it is incredibly encouraging!  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/2/#trash/WhctKKWxSCbSRMsGnHvpLCnlKZFCXmQBGlpnqDPVvQpLMSfrhkKJHWVZnMBMjzmDJpVjvgb

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My Beautiful Icon

My Beautiful Icon

Here is the story of how I received this incredibly beautiful icon, “Our Lady of the Sign.” https://drive.google.com/file/d/1L2dt9WJq72g52_CXs-TTc2ktMdPQd4Ir/view?usp=sharing This is the church I refer to:  Notice the icon, “Our Lady of the Sign,” on the bottom left of this picture:  

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Profound Insight

 “Love is the soul’s true nourishment, yet this food which of all substances we most need is not something we can produce for ourselves. One must wait for it. The only way to make absolutely certain that one will not receive it is to insist on procuring it by oneself. To accept the pattern of…

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Vespa

 Spring is here, the lockdown is easing, and people are out and about in the Castelli Romani.  A Vespa recently zipped past me–an antique yellow one. The rider was wearing a leather jacket and goggles like Snoopy.  Even cuter: Today I saw a guy riding one who was doing the sign of the cross with…

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