getaway plan

Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.

Psalm 119:114
All photos included in this post were taken on a recent trip to Stockbridge, Massachusetts at the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy, as well as other nearby attractions!

If you’ve recently had the chance for a quick getaway, you know what a blessing it can be to take in a new setting, to get a break from the busyness of the everyday hustle and bustle. Sometimes, the refreshment can last you quite a while; other times it evaporates on the drive home.

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this peace I give you

Getting ready for the Bike Parade to begin!

My heart was full this Independence Day as we celebrated – for the first time – at our lake cottage with “the littles” (and their bigs too.)

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lenten sacrifice

My Spiritual Director has taught me much.

In both big ways & rather small.

Regardless, he has always guided me wisely – toward ways of living a life

centered around God.

Consecration to BVM, March 25, 2015

A simple example has been in the way I begin a New Year. Instead of creating a New Year’s RESOLUTION, he has suggested in its place the consideration of discerning a

New Year’s DESIRE.

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