Highlights of today’s Quick Takes: Mind games with St. Benedict and those happy monks from Conception Abbey, Advent by Candlelight, a wreath on fire, praying for miscarried babies, BIG candles on St. Lucy Day, and the need for self-control when it comes to salted nut rolls. As stated in the title, we got problems at Das Schmidt Haus.
I’m over at CatholicMom.com today, talking about a recentÂ mommy-daughter date where Lucy brought magic, innocence, enthusiasm, and spontaneity into my day! Here’s a snippet: * * * A child with a sanguine temperament can be described as talkative, charming, enthusiastic, adventuresome, interruptive, friendly, playful, and bouncy. Armed with a never-ending flow of questions and ideas, … [Read more…]
“Authors are like neckwear fashions. They go in and out of style.” Don’t ask how I came across that above quote andÂ this blogpostÂ comparing authors to necktie fashions. I just did, okay? (Is scanning through someone’s past Google searches kind of like snooping through their medicine cabinet?) Anyway, here’s a comparison from that post that really … [Read more…]