‘Awakenings’ – Learning the Value of Suffering

During the past year my 6 year-old son was diagnosed with autism, Tourette syndrome, and celiac disease. My 8 year-old daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia and anxiety disorder, and my 3-year-old daughter was also diagnosed as having celiac disease. Then a letter came from the school saying my son was colorblind. My husband took the […]

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What Is The Holy Spirit?

The following is a passage from “Exercising Your Soul” by Gary Jansen. I highly recommend this book! What is The Holy Spirit? “A man stood outside a church in the middle of a busy city and watched as passersby went about their daily business. Many were shuffling off to work, others were walking around in […]

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The Power of a Hokey WWJD Bracelet

I have a confession to make… back in the day I thought believing in God was silly. Actually, not only silly but seriously uncool.  I used to make fun of this man I worked with for wearing a, “What Would Jesus Do?”  bracelet. Given the guy most days wanted to use my head as a […]

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Blog-A-thon Madness!

Bloggers are a little wacky. I say this because it takes one to know one. Biltrix hit it on the head with his comparison to Clark Kent in his post Clark Kent quits his job at the Daily Planet to become a blogger! 8. By day I’m a mild mannered glasses wearing momma but by […]

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Remembering To Love In The Face of Hate

Usually, I like to keep things happy and light, however, even squirrels have dark days and today I’m feeling rather dark. It all started with a phone call from my husband telling me he was going to have to work on Saturday. His team is being called in to provide security during the memorial of […]

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A Catholic’s Prayer

A Catholic’s Prayer by Foraging Squirrel Money dropped, candle lit, down on my knees one sore and braced. Chaos hitched a ride today with self-conscious glances. Stillness keeps slipping. ~ Looking up I meet your gaze and I shift. Stilled by bloodshed and torment. ~ Did you watch with sad eyes such as these? Your […]

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