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Wait, Where Did the Rest of Lent Go?

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So I was standing in Mass today, watching my four-year-old wield a palm leaf weapon during the really really REALLY long Gospel when I realized something: Where did the rest of my Lent go? I was expecting to be in labor this week. As it turns...
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Hello, Lent. #SmallSuccess

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Well. It’s the Thursday after Ash Wednesday, which means two things. 1. I survived Ash Wednesday. (No, I wasn’t REALLY worried.) 2. It’s time for Small Successes. This week, I folded 532.765 pieces of laundry, asked for help, ignored that I have a child who seems...
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What I WON’T Be Doing for Lent

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I’m in a stretch that can only be called difficult. I can’t really put my finger on it, but there it is. And here we are, in Lent. Insert some dramatic sighs. This is NOT a year where I’m all “Oh yay! Lent!” AT ALL....
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Christmas Grief and Remembering Those Who Mourn

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In the midst of the hustle and bustle, the chaos and clutter, the preparations and perpetual carols, it’s easy to forget/ignore/overlook the many who grieve at this time of year. Those people are in my heart in a special way this year. A week ago,...
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Christmas Still Means Hope

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I’ve had perhaps the worst Advent in the history of ever in terms of doing what I set out to do. Though the kids have checked the Advent calendar each day, we have a to-do pile of the things we haven’t done. (So, on second...
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Face-to-Face with the Reality of Advent

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He stood there, transfixed, his head titled back, looking up. He was right in front of the altar, his trucks and tractors forgotten behind him. “Mommy, what happened to him? Who hurt him?” he said, finally turning to look at me. “That’s Jesus,” I said....
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Small Successes that Feel HUGE

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So, I’ve been working a lot more. (And blogging a lot less? Well. Yes. That too. Or blogging differently. Which leads to a whole discussion about seasons of life and writing and such.) In that working, I’ve had a chance to interact with some different people,...
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