Today is the feast of the archangels: St. Gabriel, St. Raphael, and St. Michael. Thanks to the women at 4Real Learning, we got some wonderful ideas to celebrate this day. (My personal favorite was to make devil’s food cake and provide the kids with plastic hors d’oeuvre swords so they could “stab the devil,” so … [Read more…]
You just CAN’T go wrong with a combination like that! Donny Osmond is hilarious! Thanks to the Summa Mamas for directing us to this gem!
So, what do you do when the whole family is down? You watch a heck of a lot of TV… read a lot of books… and take lots of naps. (then there’s the ridiculous amount of laundry I’ve done since this whole ordeal started, but we won’t get into that) Movies:Everything’s Illuminated. My husband and … [Read more…]
It’s not just a 48 hr bug. This virus just won’t let go. I’m going to take Thomas to the doctor’s office this afternoon. Please pray for this little guy.
Just in case anyone wanted an update. As of right now Thomas and I are recovering, and the rest of the family is down, down, down, with the notable exception of Sean, who somehow seems to have escaped all of this so far. He’s been a huge help to me — cooking soup, cleaning the … [Read more…]
We are sick… well, make that yours truly and Thomas… but the rest will be sure to follow. One bad stomach virus + one bathroom + eight people = one really, really bad day for me. Prayers will be so greatly appreciated.
A marvelous quote from G.K. Chesterton: “These are the days when the Christian is expected to praise every creed except his own” (Illustrated London News, August 11, 1928).
I have purposely avoided posting any opinions on the “latest Muslim outrage” because, frankly, there are so many bloggers out there who have written far more eloquently on the subject than I ever could. I highly recommend reading the many articles The Anchoress has about this subject, as well as this wonderful reminder from her: … [Read more…]
I read two books this weekend: The Guardian, by Jane Hamilton, and Christ the Lord, by Anne Rice. The Guardian was a book that I bought (and read) about 12 years ago. As I was going through my books to see what I could get rid of (eek!), I picked this one up and decided … [Read more…]
For a good description of the feast day for today (September 14th), check out the Women for Faith and Family website.