Where I’ve Been

Faith: From Project: Sowing Seeds: 101!! Books to Read in this Year of Faith — includes some of my favorites, some that I’ve been meaning to read, and many that I’ve never heard of before. Poll: Catholics want pastors to blog. Yes, Father, we do. It...

“I don’t understand, but I will hope”

I have no words of my own, as my heart is still too full to speak, but I echo Jennifer’s: So I don’t understand, but I will hope right along with you. I will have faith, the same faith I’ve always had, not a new one brought about by this one human...

Lord, Have Mercy On Us

It’s all over. My 17yo was in tears. I must admit that I’m dreading the next 4 years. BUT. God is still God. And He knows best. And He never said life was going to be a bed of roses. But oh my Lord, the sweet babies… This Catholic mom is weeping and...

Election Day! On Pins and Needles

I’m sitting here anticipating the results. Praying, hoping, worrying a bit, yes, reading a bit, hugging my kids close… voted yesterday, was in line for 1 1/2 hours, not bad at all — I had taken my 17-yo with me so we had much to chat about while in...

Argh… More Sad Stuff

Man, could I use some cheery news soon! Or maybe I’ll have to make do with a cup of Iced Decaf Cafe Mocha from Caribou. The Issue That Wasn’t