Although I never ended up teaching in a classroom, I studied secondary education in college (along with English Literature). My college education has been a good foundation for launching into my own studies of homeschool. For years I’ve pored over seasoned homeschool mama blogs and books, perused resources, and reflected on pedagogy. I’ve read many … Continue reading Thoughts on Unschooling
This post sings to my heart - written by Lauren at Echoes of Eve
Josh's brother Michael and his lovely bride, Rachel, entered into marriage in upstate NY - Alexandria Bay. Apparently I barely took any pictures, but my brother Dan's girlfriend, Janie, did take a bunch of really great photos - I'll add those to this gallery as soon as I receive them from her 🙂 Overall, A-Bay … Continue reading Next stop, Alexandria Bay.
A blessed Lent to you all!
Let begins tomorrow! Are you ready? Below are 6 common questions Catholics (and non-Catholics) ask about Lent.
1. What is Lent?
According to the General Norms for the Liturgical Year and the Calendar, “Lent is a preparation for the celebration of Easter. For the Lenten liturgy disposes both catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery: catechumens, through the several stages of Christian initiation; the faithful through reminders of their own baptism and through penitential practices” (General Norms 27).
2. Is Lent actually forty days long?
Technically, no. According to the General Norms, “Lent runs from Ash Wednesday until the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, exclusive” (General Norms 28). This means Lent ends at the beginning of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday. Count it as you will, that’s more than forty days. Therefore, the number forty in traditional hymns such…
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Pictures of our little apartment!
I met the love of my life. Ironically, 7 years ago the Patriots were in the Super Bowl also. That year they beat the Eagles...but their fate today will not be so favorable. Anyways, back to the important part. I met Josh on a retreat in Seaside, Oregon and it was love at first sight. … Continue reading Seven Years Ago Today….
I'm working on a project for my Editing and Publishing class. We have to write a book. Daunting, I know. A semester is hardly enough time to get a good first draft of a book... I began my book project with an idea I called Meetings and Partings, but it transformed. As I was writing, … Continue reading My Favorite Little Blue Nun
Well, it's been a couple weeks since I wrote an actual update. Josh has now been working for the Air Force for two weeks, and it has been quite a lifestyle change! For a few months we could sleep in (I don't have class until at least 10), Josh would play basketball everyday and we … Continue reading Lifestyle Changes and Other Things
August 20, 2011 Today I went the Grand Forks Famer’s Market with Kristi and Rachel. You could say that it was a blind-friendship date. Father Lefor, from UND’s Newman Center, passed on our information to Kristi and Jake, a young couple involved in FOCUS ministry. Kristi gave me a call yesterday and invited me to … Continue reading Can’t Get in Contact With Her? Call the Senator or The Lake Home