Return to Galilee

Return to Galilee

Pope Francis is such a gift to our times. His simplicity and humility pierce through so much of today’s complexities. He possesses a fresh and welcome perspective. His homily from Easter is pasted below. I highlighted the phrases that stood out the most: “The Gospel of the resurrection of Jesus Christ begins with the journey(…)

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Little Happies {eight}

Little Happies {eight}

This Little Happies link up is brought to you by the Easter Triduum! –one– Holy Thursday Jonathan and I were honored to  be asked by our Deacon to have our feet washed at the Holy Thursday evening mass. I have never gotten to do that before and it was truly a humbling and meditative experience.(…)

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Waiting At The Tomb

Waiting At The Tomb

A few months ago, someone suggested a few places to “visit” in prayer. One of those was the Tomb of Jesus on Holy Saturday. I began imagining the scene. I recalled the previous 48 hours of events . The Last Supper and institution of the Eucharist. The indifference of Pilot. Jesus’ crucifixion and death. How(…)

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Little Happies {seven}

Little Happies {seven}

I’m coming late to the party with this post! We were in Cali for the majority of this past week, hence the untimely Little Happies post. The trip to California was primarily for FOCUS. Jonathan is part of the West Region in FOCUS and their regional gathering took place in San Diego. We stayed a(…)

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Little Happies {six}

Little Happies {six}

This week’s Little Happies is inspired by Blessed to Be’s post last week. Here are some Joyful Photos that made this week’s Little Happy list. They are in no particular order. –one– Last Spring, I was having a particularly off morning. I told Jonathan I was mad at life and I just wanted to stay(…)

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Pope Francis – The Sacrament of Marriage

Pope Francis – The Sacrament of Marriage

In my daily inbox is an email on what the Holy Father’s been up to, what he’s been saying, and who’s visiting him. I feel like I can be part of his day in a concrete way. It’s great. If you want to begin stalking Pope Francis by email too, sign up at Vatican Information(…)

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Little Happies {five}

Little Happies {five}

  It’s time for some Little Happies again! This week is NOT brought to you by basketball…as my March Madness bracket went from good to abysmal with all the upsets! Fun and painful to watch. To be quite honest, I am glad I am committed to these Little Happies now, as this past week was rough.(…)

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Calling All College Students: YNAB is FREE!

Calling All College Students: YNAB is FREE!

Ummm this is HUGE! Many of you have heard us rave about YNAB in the past. It’s our go-to budgeting software that stays in sync via the cloud between our computers/phones. It makes budgeting and sticking to the budget a piece of cake. If you need convincing about the vital need you have for a(…)

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Starting Synthroid and LUF Update

Starting Synthroid and LUF Update

 New Rx Update Well, my cocktail of medications just increased. I had a long over-due (my fault it wasn’t done months ago) thyroid panel done a couple weeks ago. My body seems to have a unique gifting to consistently do the wrong things when it comes to all things endocrine elated. Cue a new-found hypothyroidism. I(…)

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Little Happies {four}

Little Happies {four}

This week’s Little Happies link up is brought to you by the sport of Basketball! –one– Nuggets vs. Clippers on Monday March 17th, 2014 – yes it was St. Patrick’s Day! The Clippers current record is 49 W and 21 L meaning that 70% of the time they are a winning team. The Nuggets however(…)

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