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The Thousand Gifts

38. Two weeks off from school
39. Great family time over Christmas
40. Baby A being so good at Mass on the Feast of the Holy Family
41. Great conversations with my parents
42. Watching J trying to tackle reading The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe on his own
43. Lots of quality time with my husband
44. Christmas music
45. Running again
46. A Holy Hour the week of Christmas and the amazing priest that holds them every two weeks for us
47. Mass at our parish again.  It feels like home!
48. Time with Great Grandpa H
49.  Skype!
50. For an awesome client that gave me Small Steps for Catholic Moms for Christmas!
51. For the Barefoot running community on Runner's World Forum for all of their help and advice
52. Balsam and Cedar scented Yankee Candle
53. Sparkling Cinnamon scented Yankee Candle


  1. All of your kids were good at Mass!!!

  2. Amy- They were good this last week. J and K usually are. But, the Sunday after Christmas (Feast of Holy Fam), A actually made it through the whole mass and was good! It was a Christmas miracle!


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