Going to a baby shower when you have a two year old and an eight month old is kinda like going to a wedding after you've been married a few years. "Congratulations!" you say in your best and most sincere tone, while thinking in your head "Good luck, hold on tight, you are in for … Continue reading Showers and Shepherds
Maybe it was our trip to Wal-Mart. On second thought, I'm pretty sure it was the church nursery. Yep, the church nursery gave my child the stomach flu. 😦 It seems like literally every time we drop him off at the nursery during the winter months he comes back with a sniffle or a cough … Continue reading Why get a flu shot when there’s the church nursery?
"The spiritual life is first of all a life. It is not merely something to be known and studied, it is to be lived." Thomas Merton I read that quote this morning on the page of a book my husband is reading that was left open in the bathroom. It's a good quote, and … Continue reading life or something like it
In every life there are moments of greatness. Weddings, graduations, births, and promotions automatically come to mind. But there are other much less "significant" moments in life that sometimes surpass or at least rival these major life events. Moments when you close your eyes and try to etch those minutes and seconds into your memory … Continue reading Moments of Greatness
Somehow, I knew this post was coming. I just didn't know when. It saddens me a little because I really wanted to write about my pleasant grocery shopping experience this morning. (I usually loathe grocery shopping.) I wanted to write about the fact that I spent $99 on our groceries for the week, which, included … Continue reading Not so dirty diapers…
Yesterday, I found puzzle pieces in the dishwasher. The cardboard cutouts were soaked and lying in pieces near the drain. Nice. Today, my right eye has been twitching for want of sleep. I even closed my eyes for a second while driving. That's bad I know, but have you ever done that? Your eyes are … Continue reading Bottom’s Up!