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And the winner is…

Thanks to CatholicMom.com, I was able to host a giveaway of Small Steps for Catholic Moms. I’d like to thank everyone who read, tweeted, and shared my post on Facebook and everyone who entered to win a copy of the book. In order to randomly pick one person, I went through the comments on the Small…

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Feast of the Annunciation

Today is a wonderful day for us all! We celebrate today Mary’s “yes” to God – the day the Word became Flesh and dwelt among us! Our salvation began on this day, the Annunciation (or Incarnation). Side note: One of the very few days that Tolkien specifically names in The Lord of the Rings is…

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The Dolorous Passion I

I’ve been reading The Dolorous Passion as my main Lenten reading. The beginning, as I mentioned, is not difficult to get through. It’s amazing how much detail there is in the book. No, it’s not Scripture or inspired. It’s merely a private revelation, which the Church always gives us the option of accepting or not.…

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Lenten Reading

I’m giving up certain parts of my online activities for Lent, and instead I’ll be doing some spiritual reading. First on my list is a book I’ve read before, but is very difficult for me to read (emotionally). It’s The Dolorous Passion, which was the book that Mel Gibson read and used to “fill in”…

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Fascinating Book

I’m reading a book called Shattered Dreams, an autobiography of a woman who grew up as a Fundamentalist Mormon and was the second of ten wives to her Fundamentalist husband. I have to say that the whole Mormon/LDS doctrine is just very strange. And I feel horrible for this poor woman – she was just…

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Book Worm Meme

Jean tagged me for this.  I can play, but I’ll leave a somewhat open tag at the end because I am swamped.   ************ The Rules:Pass this on to 5 blogging friends. Open the closest book to you, not your favorite or most intellectual book, but the book closest to you at the moment, to…

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A New Place to Play!

(As if I actually need that!) Found via Maureen Wittmann: Book Quotes! Some gems: Wear the old coat and buy the new book.Austin Phelps Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.Charles W. Eliot (1834 – 1926), The Happy…

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