Monthly Archives: November 2011

All Saints Day

Today we celebrate All Saints Day. We ride in the car to our new church, a people we’re still working our way into and around. We’re new to them, them to us. Last week my husband worshiped with our former … Continue reading


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Being Found

I was 20 when I became Katherinne’s sponsor. I was an idealist college student with a little spending money from my grandparents, a part-time job in the bowling alley, and really no sense of budgeting. But I had experienced poverty … Continue reading


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{Practicing Benedict} The God who comes

Welcome to Mama:Monk’s weekly Wednesday series examining St. Benedict’s Rule and what it has meant to me as a stay at home mom. (Full disclosure! I’m no expert on Benedict or the Benedictine Order. I just love him/them and can’t seem to … Continue reading


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Mysterious Jaguar Thankful

A Thankful Tuesday List: A boy who said this last night at bedtime: “I know a mysterious jaguar. He’s my friend. His name is Pikong. That stands for ‘pink songs’ because he likes pink things, like pink songs and pink … Continue reading

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