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  • Sparkle Shimmer and Shine

    3/25/2017 8:58:33 PM, by LADYLUK

    Wow! It is almost here! I can not believe it is finally happening! I have waited weeks for this to happen and now it is almost time! What am I t... Read more

  • Day 21 of Lent:

    3/25/2017 1:11:08 AM, by DEE107

    Day 21 of Lent: Why is purple the color of Lent? The liturgical color for Lent is traditionally purple. Why purple? During Lent we prepare f... Read more

  • Day 20 of Lent:

    3/24/2017 12:49:24 AM, by DEE107

    Day 20 of Lent: Halfway there! We're halfway there! Halfway till Easter, when we get to celebrate our Lord's resurrection. How has the first... Read more

  • Day 19 of Lent:

    3/23/2017 12:28:38 AM, by DEE107

    Day 19 of Lent: Do not be conformed "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind that by testing you m... Read more

  • Midweek weirdness

    3/22/2017 2:30:15 PM, by LADYIRISH317

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  • Today is a brand new day!

    3/22/2017 2:19:07 PM, by LADYLUK

    Today is a new day! Yesterday I really did not have a healthy diet. I ate a lot of things I knew I should not be eating. I was not prepared for t... Read more

  • Day 18 of Lent:

    3/22/2017 12:40:48 AM, by DEE107

    Day 18 of Lent: Deepen your knowledge Studying is important to deepening your knowledge of your faith in Christ. Try to form a daily habit o... Read more

  • It's Tuesday, and...

    3/21/2017 12:33:28 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I was awakened around 5:30 this morning (lab techs are evil). The rain was absolutely pouring down. I love rain more than most people, but even I... Read more

  • Day 17 of Lent:

    3/21/2017 12:33:22 AM, by DEE107

    Day 17 of Lent: What have you given up before? What have you given up for Lent in the past? Any great ideas you would like to share? L... Read more

  • Does it have to be Monday?

    3/20/2017 2:05:35 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I've been retired for almost two years now, but for... Read more

  • Warning! We have to beware!

    3/20/2017 12:54:19 PM, by LADYLUK

    Yesterday I planned to go walking. My goal was to get at least 3.5 miles again but I secretly was hoping for 4 miles. Well I did go walking but I... Read more

  • Feast of St Joseph

    3/20/2017 12:47:07 AM, by DEE107

    St. Joseph, by Guido Reni, 1635 Seven days before the Feast of the Annunciation (25 March) which commemorates Gabriel's v... Read more

  • Cloudy Sunday

    3/19/2017 12:16:56 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The last couple of mornings, I've wakened shivering like it's twenty below (it isn't). The room is more than adequately heated and I do have blan... Read more

  • I like the change in Me ...

    3/19/2017 12:06:15 PM, by KELLY_SS

    I am really happy with the way I am eating these last 3 months. I am satisfied and every time I go to the fridge or pantry and chose something I ... Read more

  • It will spring when you least expect it!

    3/19/2017 2:29:05 AM, by LADYLUK

    This has been a really good week for me! I found motivation is several places. First I have been walking on the walking trail around Lake Fayett... Read more

  • Day 16 of Lent:

    3/19/2017 12:16:51 AM, by DEE107

    Day 16 of Lent: Why do we have Easter Eggs? What do Easter Eggs have to do with Christ rising from the dead? The practice of blessing Easter... Read more

  • Not-so-random stuff

    3/18/2017 1:55:16 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I was stalled out on a complex lace shawl and several times I thought I'd have to give up. But with the help of the wonderful folks on Ravelry I ... Read more

  • Day 15 of Lent:

    3/18/2017 12:35:19 AM, by DEE107

    Day 15 of Lent: Why do we give up certain foods? In the middle ages, meat, eggs, and milk were forbidden during Lent not only by ecclesiasti... Read more

  • Day 14 of Lent

    3/17/2017 11:02:53 AM, by DEE107

    How's it going? You are already two weeks into your Lenten journey! How is it going? Anything you need to work on between now and Easter? ... Read more

  • Day 13 of Lent:

    3/16/2017 12:47:23 AM, by DEE107

    Day 13 of Lent: Why the number 40? 40 has always been a significant time period in the Bible. Moses spent 40 days on Mount Sinai with God ... Read more

  • Depression and scales

    3/15/2017 2:13:20 PM, by LADYLUK

    Are you at a stand still with your weight loss? Are you eating right and exercising and the scales still are not budging? Have you tried ever... Read more

  • Wednesday laughs

    3/15/2017 12:44:21 PM, by LADYIRISH317

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  • Day 12 of Lent:

    3/15/2017 12:34:46 AM, by DEE107

    Day 12 of Lent: Why do we focus on prayer? Scripture says to "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." (Romans 12:12) ... Read more

  • Day 11 of Lent

    3/14/2017 1:00:41 AM, by DEE107

    Day 11 of Lent: What is Almsgiving and why do we do it? Almsgiving is donating money or good to the poor. It is a witness to fraternal chari... Read more

  • Yowza!!

    3/13/2017 3:11:22 PM, by LADYLUK

    Yesterday was a Yowza kind of day! First off I walked 5K again. This really amazed me as I have no pain today! Last time in February as most of y... Read more

  • Catechism in a Year

    3/13/2017 12:20:58 AM, by DEE107

    110. What is the meaning of the Transfiguration? Above all the Transfiguration shows forth the Trinity: "the Father in the voice, the Son in... Read more

  • Day 10 of Lent

    3/12/2017 8:53:31 PM, by DEE107

    Day 10 of Lent: Why do we fast during Lent? Why do we fast during Lent? Jesus is questioned about fasting in Mark 2:18 -20 "Now John'... Read more

  • Change is fixing to happen!

    3/11/2017 2:54:59 PM, by LADYLUK

    I am just so excited! My Doctor finally listened to me. He changed one of my medications finally. In December he put me on Lyrica for neuropathy.... Read more

  • Day 9 of Lent

    3/11/2017 12:53:31 AM, by DEE107

    Day 9 of Lent: Why is Lent for 40 days? The Lenten duration of 40 days is practiced in imitation of the 40 days Jesus was in the desert. ... Read more

  • Insanity

    3/10/2017 4:42:19 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Today I met with the new case manager Janice and the new social worker Valerie. I told them I'm tired of withering in this bed. I have only been ... Read more

  • Exercise is a pain!

    3/10/2017 11:54:03 AM, by LADYLUK

    Have you ever struggled to exercise? Do you have trouble getting yourself out of bed an hour early just to exercise? Do you hate going to the gym... Read more

  • Memes with meaning ............

    3/10/2017 11:39:46 AM, by KELLY_SS

    Sometimes these memes say things better than I can. Words are powerful, they give us joy, they touch our hearts, they make us laugh, they mak... Read more

  • Day 8 of Lent:

    3/10/2017 12:47:25 AM, by DEE107

    Day 8 of Lent: How long has Lent been universally practiced? With the legalization of Christianity in 313 A.D., Lent becomes a more universa... Read more

  • Day 7 of Lent:

    3/9/2017 12:25:46 AM, by DEE107

    Day 7 of Lent: Are you giving up something? Today Christians strive to "give up" something during Lent in the categories of almsgiving, pray... Read more

  • How do we get rid of those bad habits and cravings?

    3/8/2017 12:51:51 AM, by LADYLUK

    Getting rid of a craving or bad habit is not that easy to do. Most of our habits are in our lives for a reason. Usually that reason is stress or ... Read more

  • Lent Day 6

    3/8/2017 12:39:30 AM, by DEE107

    Day 6 of Lent: Has Lent always been 40 days? Although there are records of some form of Lenten season before Easter since the beginning of C... Read more

  • Midweek laughs

    3/8/2017 12:03:19 AM, by LADYIRISH317

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  • Tuesday fog

    3/7/2017 6:43:49 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Not the weather, my brain. I'm actually a bundle of nerves today. Everything irritates the stuffing out of me. How hot my room is. My roommate. T... Read more

  • Day 5 Lent

    3/7/2017 12:29:05 AM, by DEE107

    Day 5 of Lent: What is Lent in other languages? Since Lent is practiced all over the world, there is a word for it in almost every language.... Read more

  • Tiptoe if you must ....

    3/6/2017 2:24:02 PM, by KELLY_SS

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