Posts Tagged ‘catholic’

Lent, and what it’s NOT

Ash Wednesday is um, Wednesday. As much as I’d like to give up winter for Lent (dang you Texas spring, where you at?!), I think God wants me to dig a little deeper. I’ve written a lot about Lent here on the blog over the last decade. I’ve chatted about how to make it meaningful…

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The Book! (and a title to boot)

I realized, after looking through all my 2018 posts, that I never “officially” shared on the blog that I’m writing a book. #badblogger So, yes, it’s actually happening. I could not be more thrilled or more terrified. At first it sounded so cool to share the deepest recesses of my heart and then I panicked.…

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Happy 15th aka “Almost Street Legal”

John Paul is 15 which means the insurance rates just went up, again. That’s okay, he’s cute so we’ll let it pass. It’s time for the first birthday letter of the year. Let’s get to it, shall we? Dear John Paul (the Great), You’re halfway through with your freshman year and already I’m thinking, ‘where…

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2019 Word of the Year

Resolutions and words of the year are my spirit animals. But, truthfully, they don’t mean much unless you actually take the time to implement them. Every year, about mid-January, we hear about folks falling off the wagon, so to speak, with all those good intentions. But you know, we never hear about those that get…

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Let’s Get Something Straight About Christmas Trees

Every December 26 I see it. And, I’m pretty sure you do, too. Friends and neighbors put their Christmas trees out for recycling. How dare they, right? Don’t they know that the Christmas season lasts twelve full days? Don’t they know they should leave their trees up until at least Epiphany? Oh gracious, y’all. Let…

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