Skip to main content

I'm Moving!

I am not "moved in" yet, but my blog is getting all set up at wordpress.  Check it out here.  Once it is officially up, I will link to it again and this space will get really quite.

Oh, and if anyone knows how to set up a registration page one wordpress, leave a comment.  I am working hard to get registration up and running for the Run for the Little Flowers!

Comments

  1. i might be able to help you once i get back up to northern california on saturday night. give me a couple days to play with mine and i'll let you know what i figure out.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks for your insight! I love our school but I just feel like they missed the mark with teacher placement last year and Kaden spent much of the year not being pushed to excel. She has test scores in the top 2% nationally but is lazy as heck. She only does the bare minimum and it hurts her when it comes to classroom performance. Her teacher last year didn't know how to encourage Kaden to work to her potential and I was frustrated. I have been working with the principle to better address this because we (Kaden and me) aren't a good fit. I expect a lot and get annoyed very easily when my expectations aren't met. I feel like I am messing up our relationship and I'm not willing to do that. I truly respect and am in awe that you make it work for your family!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Fasting and the Current State of Our Church

I love researching diets.  If it is new and popular, I probably have read about it some and maybe have even tried it.  Lately, fasting has gained popularity.  You can find books that will provide research on just how good fasting is for the body.  And, I have been intrigued, mainly because I am horrible at fasting and the thought of restricting myself from eating food completely sounds too extreme. 



As Catholics we are called to days of fasting and abstinence, and for as strong as I like to think I am, I am quite a wimpy "faster."  But, after reading a great deal about fasting and its physical benefits, I started to feel like God was asking me to get more serious about fasting, not for the physical benefits but for the spiritual ones.  My husband and I were out for a walk the other night and I was talking about my new found respect for fasting and how I feel called to do it more, for spiritual reasons, and I started to speak about how amazing it is that fasting has so many …

Settling In

I find it ironic that the last post I posted was about our move that did not happen and how God wanted me to be moldable.  When I typed those words and prayed those words, "God make me moldable," "Move to Wisconsin" was NOT what I was envisioning.  But, sometimes God's will is surprising and unexpected.

So, here we are.  18 days as Wisconsinites.  So many people have called and texted, asking me how we are doing and I often find my words fall short.  I am better at reflecting and writing out my thoughts, so this is for all those who have asked and are wondering . . .


We are doing well.  The move has felt very natural in so many ways.  It feels comfortable here. I haven't felt out of place or a "fish out of water" here at all. The kids all like it here.  Some miss their friends tremendously, which is expected.  One of my "littles" has shown some regression, also expected, but everyone is adjusting so well to the new house and neighborhood. …

On Waiting

This past weekend we went to a book party for a priest friend who had his second book Living the Beatitudes:A Journey to Life in Christ published last fall.  The party was hosted by another Catholic author.  And, after the cake was cut and people were sitting quietly, the host of the party began to speak.  He began to talk about how great this book is and how insightful so much of it is.  Then he began to share quotes from it.  And I felt as if he chose two of them for me:

"Waiting is the training ground of trust."

"Beauty is the crescendo of waiting"
Now, although we have this book and my husband has read it, I have not (sorry, Fr. B).  But that night, I sat with the book while my hubby and I sat down to attempt to watch a movie and I scoured the book for the above quotes.  Too shy to ask the host for the pages for these quotes, I skimmed page by page until I found them.  And after I found the first quote, I was confronted with line after line about waiting.  I read…