Summer Daybook :: July 29, 2013

Summer Daybook :: July 29, 2013

Outside my window... our garden is actually growing!  And, look! We have a little watermelon!!!  (and quite a few others that are just starting to grow!) We still have so much to learn about gardening, but so far this year is going better than last....

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Following Confessions and Mass - Blue Skies on One Side, Smokey Skies on the other.  Ash falling around us while we watched and offered another prayer for their Daddy's safety...One of the "benefits" of fire assignments that are fairly local is that sometimes...

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Fire Season

Fire Season

Smokey Sunset Last Night from our Front DoorI just missed capturing the Air Tanker in this photo... Sean left early this morning for his first fire assignment this year.Please keep him, and all firefighters, in your prayers! 

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On the Feast of St. James

On the Feast of St. James

A new Missal Cover from Catholic Embroidery for one of the boys on the feast of his patron saint...... a new madeleine pan and cookbook for moi... ...and delicious madeleines "St. James Shell Cakes" for the whole family! (To be served with ice cream...

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.

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Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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