Tag Archives: Christ

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Memories


For most children the best part of December is putting up their Christmas trees and decorating it with lights and ornaments, garland and tinsel. In my family we had what I can only term a Christmas Tree Weekend.  On the … Continue reading

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Advent Prayer for Week One


Please enjoy this prayer as we head into the first week of Advent. ADVENT PRAYER Lord Jesus, Master of both the light and the darkness, guide us as we begin the season of Advent. For those who have so much … Continue reading

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Meditation and Prayer


From my perspective I seem to be drawn to three types of articles.  Some are written with the intention of relaying new information; finance, politics, foreign lands…just to mention some of my interests. Others are articles written by people debating … Continue reading

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Emails and Me


Email can be a powerful tool for communication, or a major distraction.  As a person who has over 300 unread emails in her “daily” mailbox I personally consider emails a burdensome necessity to everyday life.  Scanning the new arrivals I … Continue reading

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Grazie Mille Papa


It has been amazing watching history in the making today.  Our Pope teaches all, by his actions, Christ‘s admonition, “As I do, so must you do”. Our now-retired Pope has taught us all humility. Christ could have had the world at his feet, but … Continue reading

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A Week of Change


As a child, Friday meant freedom from school. As a mother, Friday usually meant a take home pizza instead of cooking a full meal for the family As a parent with teenagers, Friday also meant a night of listening for … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Helpful Hint


My father used to say, in frustration, Jesus Christ…and not exactly in a prayer either. He would lose his keys – “Jesus Christ, who moved my keys”. Or, when we were stuck in traffic he was known to utter “Jesus … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Reminder


This has been an interesting week. Monday I spent the day trying NOT to Mention Other’s Negatives (MON) – although driving nine hours solo helped me quite a bit.  Then, opting not to listen to talk radio which in turn negated … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Temptations


Everyone has some character flaw they need to work on, and since Lent is the perfect time for attempting correction, on every TUES. of Lent remember this acronym:   “Try To Understand Everyone’s Side. Left/Right, Conservative/Liberal, Wife/Husband, Parent/Child, Parent/teen, Man/Woman … take the time to truly … Continue reading

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