We Three Kings of Orient Are…

…or, in our household, we TWO kings and a flying dinosaur. (Ah, life with a three-year old!) Coming to visit Mary, baby Jesus, and an angel. (Seriously, I don’t dress ’em, folks… I just report it) Actually, it was a good day, filled with spanakopita (OK, it’s not exactly “eastern,” but it was “exotic” enough … [Read more…]

Sensitive souls

Ever been completely blown away (shamed, humbled) by one of your children? Ever totally overwhelmed by the sensitivity of one of your kids? I have been. Take tonight, for example. My dh and I were on the couch, watching TV after a long day. I was tired, and needing serious down time. Enter Sean. “Mommy, … [Read more…]

Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

“Propter quod et Deus illum exaltavit et donavit illi nomen super omne nomen: Ut in nomine Iesu omne genu flectat caelestium et terrestrium et infernorum: Et omnis lingua confiteatur quia Dominus Iesus Christus in gloria est Dei Patris.” “For which cause, God also hath exalted him and hath given him a name which is above … [Read more…]

Books that didn’t make the list

I tried to get these finished so I could add them to my list of books for 2006 but, alas, I didn’t make it. Oh well. I am still currently reading: Orthodoxy by G.K. ChestertonI Believe in Love by Fr. Jean d’ElbeeFire Within by Thomas DubayDivine Mercy Within My Soul: Diary of St. FaustinaThe History … [Read more…]

Happiness is…

…always having someone there to read to you. …siblings to play with. …being young enough to pull off looks like these. …having someone listen to you. …conquering new challenges. …and being a part of a “large” family!