About this time last year I found out I was pregnant with our fourth child.
Since I was at the tail end of treatment for depression, my doctor let me instantly wean off my meds. Morning sickness plus the awful disorienting feeling I experienced from quitting antidepressants was a rough combination.
But it was welcome suffering compared to the pain of waiting for a child that would not come. Continue reading “It Still Hurts – A Story of Temporary Secondary Infertility”
Today’s the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Find the Mass Readings here: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 15, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: Shake It Off”
Today’s the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Find the Mass Readings here: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 8, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: A Thorn in My Side”
Today’s the Solemnity of the Birth of John the Baptist.
Find the Mass Readings here: Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist, June 24, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: John the Baptist”
A recipe for the best muffins ever, and a reflection on charisms to go with it.
Well, we did it.
We made the big move. Thankfully, we had a plethora of family and friends available to help us over the weekend.
On Saturday, everyone got together at our old apartment and helped us load the moving truck. You should have seen it, we got the job done in 2 hours. I couldn’t believe how quickly it went.
Then on Sunday, we hit the early Mass, and a caravan of cars made the drive to our rental house. We unloaded the truck, put everything in the right rooms, and even assembled beds and got furniture set up.
By the end of the day, our house felt like home. Continue reading “A Charism of Hospitality and Unbelievable Apple Crisp Muffins”
Today’s the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.
Find the Mass Readings here: Solemnity of Corpus Christi, June 3, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: Corpus Christi”
A meditation on discovering God through nature.
I pull the laces tight on my sneakers and stretch my legs for a springtime walk in the woods.
As I follow the dirt path, hard packed by many feet before me, I keep my eyes fixed downward to avoid tripping.
My focus is on the path before me. Bumps and twists fill my view. Rocks crop up out of the ground, threatening to stub my toes. Continue reading “Finding Jesus in a Springtime Walk”
Today’s the feast of Pentecost.
Find the Mass Readings here: Pentecost, May 20, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: Pentecost”