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My experience of Lisieux, with St. Therese

I wrote this while I was sitting in the train station.

So here I am in Lisieux, waiting for my train to take me back to Paris.   550 more words

Catholic

Progress

What exactly is progress? When it comes to progress in life, it’s difficult to see any change. As per usual, C.S. Lewis has a quote that takes the words right out of my mouth: 306 more words

Writing

Rescuing Lent......

THANK YOU to everyone who so kindly expressed thoughtful concern and promises of prayer upon the sudden illness and death of my sister. I will be forever grateful for your goodness and generosity. 711 more words

Personal Experience

Appear happy AND BE SO

“When I begin to take up my pen, behold a Sister who passes by, a pitchfork on her shoulder. She believes she will distract me with a little idle chatter: hay, ducks, hens, visits of the doctor.

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Writing

A Bobcat in My Yard

The Fire Trail, my novel-in-progress, is about the borders between civilization and the wilderness, so it has been with some interest that I witnessed a bobcat appear in our backyard three times in the last two weeks. 845 more words

Lent Day 18: Saints Past and Present

Fr. Robert Barron’s Lenten Meditation goes into the diversity of the saints. Despite what you may think, given the flatness of the stained glass windows, saints are not cookie cutter clones. 726 more words

Lent

Week 3 | St. Therese Little Flower Parish, Blue Hills

Three weeks into our fish fry adventure and we still hadn’t tried any fried fish! That’s a little ridiculous, don’t you think? We did, too. Luckily, we ended up at… 474 more words