Archive | March, 2012

Sophie Prays

This morning as I was cooking breakfast I heard Sophie talking to herself at the table: “…I offer you the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity…” I looked over to see her pouring intently over a little rosary pamphlet, her finger tracing over the words but . She was mashing up prayers from the Divine […]

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Welcoming Sweet Spring

Anthony, get that stick out of your mouth! Seriously, baby, you’re going to hurt yourself! This has been a strange year altogether. We had almost no snow this winter and it was unbelievably mild. Even February, which usually drags in endless days of extreme cold, seemed to fly by and we had a few days […]

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Prayers for Abigail

Tomorrow morning (Wednesday, March 21 at 9:15 AM, to be exact) Abigail is going to be welcoming beautiful Baby Clare into the world. This will be her fifth c-section. As a fellow member of the multiple c-section club, I know the pre-op anxiety all too well. Please join me in praying for mama and baby […]

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Anthony Climbs

This baby terrifies me. I’ve had to block off the bottom of the ladder because he keeps making a beeline to it. At the same time, I do love watching him master a new skill. And the joy on his face and the pride in his voice after he’d gained the top! Look at me, […]

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Fruit Trees of Every Kind Shall Grow

Today’s first reading was from the book of Ezekiel, one of my favorite passages about the streams of water flowing out from the side of the Temple. One line in particular grabbed me: Along both banks of the river, fruit trees of every kind shall grow; their leaves shall not fade, nor their fruit fail. […]

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