Archive | May, 2010

Sophie’s Baptism Day

We started with Mass. The girls were eager as they hurried through breakfast and got dressed.  I was a little afraid, going by myself with all three kids. Ben was already cranky and rubbing his eyes before we left. I warned the girls that he might not let us stay. But it worked. We met […]

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The Holy Spirit renews us in baptism

On this day, two years ago, Sophia Therese was baptized and received new life in Christ. The Holy Spirit renews us in baptism through his godhead, which he shares with the Father and the Son. Finding us in a state of deformity, the Spirit restores our original beauty and fills us with his grace, leaving […]

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A Few Thoughts on Motherhood

First, this morning I offered my Mass for all women for whom Mother’s Day is a cross. For women whose hearts are full of the longing to be a mother but whose wombs and arms are empty. For mothers whose children have preceded them to eternal life. For mothers who have children in heaven that […]

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The Wonderful World of the Library

Melissa Wiley is having a lovely discussion about books in her comments today. Specifically about favorite books. The ones you reread until they were about to fall apart. I’ve more usually been a book devourer rather than a savorer. I gobble them up and retain very little. So my list is rather short. There is, […]

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