Thanks to my “second mom” who sent me this story in an email. It really resonated with me, and will hopefully help on the days when I am in the throes of my self-dubbed “martyr complex” – hahaha! The Invisible Mom It all began to make sense, the blank stares, the lack of response, the […]
I am currently very annoyed at myself. I get really good ideas for blogs at very inconvenient times and/or places, give myself firm mental notes to remember these thoughts for later…. and then forget them. I suppose today I could blame Daylight Savings Time and the loss of an hour of sleep, but I think […]
If you live in Illinois like I do, then you have no doubt heard about the shooting at Northern Illinois University last week. I wish I understood what went through the minds of these killers as they entered schools armed to the teeth and prepared to kill. I pray for those who died and their […]
Now I like a good mystery as much as the next gal, but even I might have been tempted to say “oh well, it’s hopeless.” Not this guy. Also, I don’t often post entire news articles on my blog–usually just the links–but this one was too good not to. Photo clues lead to camera’s owner […]
I miss you. Happy birthday.
The gospel for yesterday was Joseph’s encounter with an angel of the Lord, after hearing that his betrothed Mary was with child. At that moment, Joseph held the life of Jesus in his hands. I had a similar revelation last year when I remembered the words “Gabriel waited.” This time I was asked to consider […]