WOW= Words of Wisdom in 7 Quick Takes

After discovering over 20,000 pins on one incredibly rich and varied board on Pinterset yesterday, I have spent hours extricating the best images. So it makes sense to present 7 collections of my best finds in 7 quick takes, everything from icons, great art to wonderful words of wisdom. 1 stunning icons 2 personal growth memes 3 even…… Continue reading WOW= Words of Wisdom in 7 Quick Takes

Learning to Have Fun Again in 7 Quick Takes

  Although my nine children are all adults now, I am still wired to either drop with exhaustion or work. Since I don’t need to clean, cook and mother 25 hours a day any more, I have transferred that guilty, work ethic into what should be enjoyable activities like writing, gardening and crocheting. So this week…… Continue reading Learning to Have Fun Again in 7 Quick Takes

Pope Francis Supported by 99% of Catholics: Comments on Article Are Heartwarming

1 I have been waiting for comments with fear and trepidation after writing an article on Pope Francis for CatholicStand,  Finger-pointing: The “Sins” of Pope Francis .  Both the pope and I were verbally berated on another article written last month on a Wednesday Papal Address. These critics seem poised, ready to pounce on any hint of his supposed sin against…… Continue reading Pope Francis Supported by 99% of Catholics: Comments on Article Are Heartwarming

Lent: What Does GOD Want From Us ?

Lenten Reflection  for March 7 Is 58:1-9; PS 51:3-4, 5-6AB, 18-19 1 In these first days of Lent, the Church shows us exactly how God wants us to pray. fast and serve both His people and worship Him. The words of the first reading from Isaiah 58:1-9 are like brilliant beams of light, cutting through any…… Continue reading Lent: What Does GOD Want From Us ?

7QT Friday: Presenting the REAL Seven Wonders of The World

For my 7  Quick Takes this Week,  I present Melanie’s Seven Wonders of the World.         If I were to ask you to name The Seven Wonders of the World, you would probably scramble mentally to remember the impressive list. Historically speaking , it has been a list of seven sites known to…… Continue reading 7QT Friday: Presenting the REAL Seven Wonders of The World

7QT Fridays- When Work Becomes Play

  This week: How I rediscovered joyful, play writing and surrendered self-important, work writing. When I remember that I am a writer, a born writer, not someone trying hard to write on their own, then work becomes play.  God gave me a love of books and an artistic gift of writing and drawing. When I…… Continue reading 7QT Fridays- When Work Becomes Play