For every day of Lent I choose a “Lenten Fortune” out of a container that looks like a box for Chinese take-out. Each slip of white paper includes a faith exercise. My Familia team leaders gave me the box filled with “fortunes” as a way to make my Lent more fruitful. Many of the fortunesRead the whole post >>
I’ve had a lot of prayers rifling through my head lately. Choosing the right presidential candidate in the Georgia Primary. (This is the first election I’ve ever encountered where I didn’t decide whom to vote for until I was waiting in line at the polls! I was actually still praying for wisdom right before IRead the whole post >>
I saw this simple but wonderful idea of making a “Lamb of God” and adding a cotton ball for each day of Lent over at Karen Edmisten’s blog. For a photo and instructions, click here. We made our own little lamb today to help us count down the days until Easter.
(Illustration, Book of Gospels – Midwest Theological Forum) It’s Carnival time! And I’m not just talking about another gripping, breathlessly plotted, unabashedly literary, and intriguing installment of Catholic Carnival. I’m referring to this time of feasting and merriment, known as Carnival (derived from the carnelevarium, which is Latin for “withdrawal or removal of meat”) thatRead the whole post >>
It’s Holy Week and I can think of plenty of adjectives that aptly describe how I’m feeling and not one of them comes anywhere close to holy. Actually, the first word that comes to mind is exhausted. Aside from being a third trimester preggo and waking up at least two times each night to payRead the whole post >>