Dear Rev. Know-it-all, A non-Catholic friend of mine told me that Peter doesn’t mean rock. It means more like a chip off the old block and that Jesus didn’...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Number One Son made his First Holy Communion on Sunday. He is a changed little boy. Our family was wounded and we've been praying for healing. Hubby's family is not Catholic, so they do not fully understand the presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. I believe that the true prescence of Jesus opened eyes and mended hearts. Jesus healed our family and I humbly thank him for the great witness he gave me.
Saturday, May 15, 2010
After tomorrow, Number One Son will have the body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ physically present in him forever. A dear friend suggested that we ask for the grace of him recieving Communion without an allergic reaction. Tonight when we said prayers, even Number One Daughter asked that for her brother. She always has a hard time when attention is focused on anyone but her, but tonight, she was sincere in her prayer. It was a long day, I spent more than 8 hours cooking and baking for our celebration tomorrow. I sometimes wonder what I would do with my time if I could just order a cake from a bakery and serve up hamburgers and hotdogs at family gatherings? My kitchen will always be messy, dishes, pots, pans and bowls always "just used" and if I were a betting woman, Id bet that is what my children will remember about me. I love our small house with a big kitchen!
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
I've been thinking often about forgiveness. I'm in a situation with no easy solution. I can move on like nothing ever happened, but live in fear that it will happen again. I can forgive without an apology and worry about the sin of not asking for forgiveness on my offender's soul. I was told to pick a point and move on and to focus on my immediate family. I try so hard to put it out of my mind, but it creeps in several times throughout the day. I know the matter is out of my hands. "All to Jesus, I surrender, All to him I freely give..."
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
This year, our home town has a Food Allergy Walk, I'm not committed to anything else, the kids are old enough to walk 2 miles and Hubby is game!! Yeah!