do you hear what I hear?

It’s been a month of tripping over pumpkin patches,

festive birthday cake mornings,

sleep over bed-expansions,

retreat making, picture taking, plentiful baking,



(With lots of in between.)

I am sorry I could not take you along as each unfolded, but I would be teary not to share these blessings with you (now) too!

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He is always there…

“Pray, pray to the Lord with me, because the whole world needs prayer. And every day, when your heart especially feels the loneliness of life, pray. Pray to the Lord, because even God needs our prayers.”    St. Pio of Pietrelcina

Jesus is always with you, even when you don’t feel his presence. He is never so close to you as he is during your spiritual battles. He is always there, close to you, encouraging you to fight the good fight; he is there to ward off the enemy’s blows so you won’t be hurt.

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count your blessings

Count your


name them one by one,

Count your blessings,

see what God hath done;

Count your blessings,

name them one by one,

Count your many blessings,

see what God hath done.

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