It was Monday morning, and I breathed a sigh of relief as my boys boarded the school bus. After pouring myself a cup of coffee, I wrote a to do list for my day; work, a quick trip to the gym, errands, meal prep, … Continue readingA Tale of Two Snow Days
Have you ever had one of those moments when you are certain of the presence and love of God? Although I’d had it on my schedule for weeks, a commitment slipped my mind. I had volunteered to help with music for a monthly Mass at … Continue readingShall We Gather?
Sobbing in my car, I heard myself scream, “I can’t do this! I don’t know how to be a mother!” I was in my late twenties and expecting our first son. At that time, I was working about twelve hours a day at a … Continue readingMary, My Mother
You hear it everywhere. Yesterday alone, I probably heard “Oh my God” uttered half a dozen times – from ladies in the grocery store, characters on a kids’ TV show, and even from a little boy on my son’s soccer team. Some ask, how have … Continue readingOMG!
It was a perfect wedding. Dressed in their finest, family and friends of the couple crowded into the church. A string quartet played as the bridesmaids processed, and each looked more lovely than the one before. At last, the bride entered on her father’s arm. … Continue readingIn Sickness and In Health, As Long As You Both Shall Live