Joyous Feastday! First-enthroned of the apostles,teachers of the universe:Entreat the Master of allto grant peace to the world,and to our souls great mercy!
I'll make sure not to relate this story to Pickles - he might follow suit! Beautiful story.
I never really posted again about how my weekly organizational system was going. Well, it's going fine! It's such freedom to simply 'follow the chart' rather than wonder what needs doing most. I've loosened up a bit about it too, so it's ok if the living room gets done a day later in place of … Continue reading Organizational update
Thank you for your prayers for Abby. Her fever is no longer a blistering 107, but it has bounced around and this morning they're back to the doctor. I'm not going to post all of her updates here since her parents do a much better job. Please continue to pray for her as well as … Continue reading Abby Update
From Pithless Thoughts:
Please pray for Abby, almost five, who has an aggressive form of leukemia and is very sick right now - temp of 107 and in the ER. Her parents and siblings are very scared. Thank you.
Well, here we go. The first named storm of the Atlantic season. People ("experts") seem to be in agreement that it might, or might not, do some, or a lot, of damage via moving the oil around. Now that's something firm you can stand on. The thing that people miss is that once you have … Continue reading Introducing Alex
I’ve done a post on favorite children’s books every adult should read. Now it’s time for a post to include favorite adult fiction. These are some of my favorites, not to be confused with the Western Canon. Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker’s Guide books, the Dirk Gently books Richard Adams: Watership Down Jane Austen: Persuasion, Mansfield … Continue reading Favorite Adult Fiction
"As well," he continued, "don't you like a rather foggy day in a wood in autumn? You'll find we shall be perfectly warm sitting in the car." Jane said she'd never heard of anyone liking fogs before but she didn't mind trying. All three got in. "That's why Camilla and I got married," said Denniston … Continue reading Liking Weather
(chanted - very loud) "Bless the Looorrrd, oh my sooouuul. Blessed art thou O Goooddd. Bless the Looorrd, oh my soul. And all that is with me bless his hooolllly name. (pause) Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia....and-I-don't-remember-the-reeessst..." Listening to children chant is wonderful. All of ours started chanting before they could read so they relied partially on memory … Continue reading Children and Chant