With you all the way!

Every once in awhile someone says something that so clearly reflects your own heart you question if somehow they looked into your soul. My friend Julie at cookiecrumbstoliveby did just that the other day. And since today is World Down Syndrome Day & because she so clearly wrote what I’ve thought so often in my own heart “I” am not going to say much of anything at all.


Please click on the link below to read her post in its FULL ENTIRITY!

This year’s World Down Syndrome theme is an important one:

‘With us Not For Us’

Come on!

Are you WITH us?

hugs n’ blessings as we ALL stand together!

“What it’s like to be a parent: It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.” Nicholas Sparks, The Wedding Sometimes our attitude towards people with physical handicaps can be both patronising and harmful. Who are we to determine that someone’s life is not […]

love for 1000 years, the Bread Doctor, the happiest nations and Jesus wept… — cookiecrumbstoliveby

mission impossible

it’s the monday giggles…

Sent my husband to the grocery store with this list…

then turned my cell phone off.

hugs n’ blessings for all those in search of something today.

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

Matthew 7:7

fun run



when you’re running with the Nuns!

True to its name, Our Lady of Solitude Monastery is deep in the Sonoran desert and affords the nuns much solitude and silence. This is the first cloistered, contemplative monastery in the Diocese of Phoenix, providing local Catholics with a place of pilgrimage, prayer, and Eucharistic Adoration.

It truly is an oasis in the desert!

Visiting there, praying with, and sharing liturgy with these holy women is always a highlight of our stay in Arizona.

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