Monday, January 21, 2013

Catholic Woman's Almanac

 Linking up with the ladies at Suscipio!

Moments of Gratitude:

* A good book to read
* My wonderful hubby and daughters who picked up the slack while I devoured this book
* A busy day on Friday but the peace to go from one event to the next without tension.

Beauty in the Ordinary:

Getting back into the rhythm of the ordinary times:  Mass, school, a few activities, chores, exercise, responsibilities, prayers.  It is good to have some repetition in life.  Right now I am at peace in it.

Listening to:

Ms 16 yo discuss history with two of her siblings because I lost my voice on Friday night and have yet to get it back :)  I'm also listening to "One More Day" from Les Mis constantly playing in the back of my mind.  It is such a beautiful song that I can't seem to get it to leave.

In the Kitchen:

Frozen chicken.  It was supposed to be taken out and defrosted so that it could get into the crock pot in a timely fashion today, but that didn't happen.  On to plan B.  This morning I also had to get up and make a coffee cake because the cranberry bread forgot to make itself last night.  Oh what a good book will do to the best of intentions :)

Looking Ahead:  

This week two of my daughters will be heading off to the March for Life.  This is something we all want to do together some day, but alas it is still not meant to be.  I'm glad, and a bit nervous, that they are getting the opportunity to go.  They will be with the yellow group for those of you who have been there and know what I am talking about!


For so many people who are in need of so many things.  It truly is overwhelming at times.  Praying for the safety for all of the people traveling to the March and for their safety while at the March.  Praying that all of their efforts will continue to have a positive impact on society.


Just finished previewing a great novel that will be released later this Spring.  I still have yet to start Fulton Sheen's autobiography, but continue to plug away at St. Francis de Sales.  I just love they way they wrote so formally back then! 


God Bless!


  1. Praying for your daughters as they head off to the March for Life...what a blessing +

  2. Prayers for your daughters. I would LOVE to someday make it to the National March. Our diocese has a march each year that we try to attend. Hopefully it will not be too cold tonight to go.

    I hate it when my food does not make itself!! I don't know how many times I have to move on to plan B due to unthawed meat.