Sometimes the best antidote for a bad day in the trenches of the domestic church is â€œincarnational timeâ€ with a good friend. Incarnational time, thatâ€™s what my friends and I call it, because friendships require spending time with another, in the flesh, sharing our gifts and who we are â€“ our highs, lows, and mehs â€“ with each another.
Did you know the first Wednesday in June is also known as National Running Day? Yeah, me neither. But Twitter told me, so I guess it’s a bona fide thing. If I had my act together, I would have written this post 24-hours earlier, giving me a chance to capitalize on theÂ #NationalRunningDay social media chatter. … [Read more…]
I recentlyÂ chattedÂ with Jeff YoungÂ for his radio program, The Catholic Foodie ShowÂ on Real Life Radio. The podcast is now available should you be interested in listening. WaysÂ to Listen: Podcasts areÂ radio shows toÂ listen to at your convenience. You donâ€™t needÂ an iPod or smart phone to listen. Listen right here at the blog.Â Scroll down and listen via theÂ SoundCloud … [Read more…]
In an ongoing effort to include more resources about pregnancy and infant loss here on the blog, this 7 Quick Takes post is a round-up of articles to ponder and websites to explore on that very subject. — 1 — From perhaps an unlikely source, here’s a post by Katherine Hobson over at NPR —Â People … [Read more…]
Some people just have a knack for putting the FUN into a fundraiser. This post is all about that. First, I highlight a bit about Mary’s Meals, the organization at the center of this fundraiser, next I share some details and photos of the sock hop, and finally I share some exciting news for Iowans related to Mary’s Meals.