He was squirming in my arms. Typical for our time at Mass. Being three is tough and he just wanted church to be over. I held him in my arms and pulled him close, chest to chest. “What is my heart saying to your heart?” I whispered in his ear. He pulled back a bit… Continue reading A new kind of heart to heart
I recently prayed with two friends who helped me process through the grief over the death of our unborn baby, Benedict Andrew. Accepting Jesus’ healing touch through the experience and taking responsibility for my response to it has lifted such a heaviness off my heart. And it brought back to me an experience I had… Continue reading Healing Tears after Miscarriage
I love cookbooks. Cookbooks with lavish photography. Cookbooks from church or school fundraisers. Old cookbooks from Grandma Jane. Brand spanking new cookbooks. I love reading over the recipes, imagining the flavors of the foods, picturing myself testing out the new concoction, or sometimes laughing at the absurdity of serving the food to my large and… Continue reading Ditching Expectations
My husband has a pat response when asked how he is doing or feeling. “I’ve never had a better day!” Funny thing is, he means it. Sincerely. He truly sees each day as an unrepeatable gift from God. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow might not come. All we have is today. His optimistic approach to each… Continue reading Never Had a Better Day
The love grows and builds with every addition to the family.