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Falling in Love with God Part 2

Secondly, and arguably most importantly, you need to spend quality time together.  Now that you know more about Him, you need to slam those doors of communication wide open.  You need to set aside time each day just for the two of you.  At…

Falling in Love with God Part 1

How do you fall in love with God?  Well, first of all you need to get to know each other.  God already knows you so you need to know Him.  The best place to start is reading the Bible.  I know, I know sounds…

2018 This Year’s Theme

 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (KJV) 16 Rejoice evermore. 17 Pray without ceasing. 18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. I will have a series of holiday blogs and videos so that we can learn to rejoice evermore. …

Falling in Love with God Introduction

I want to feel closer to God.  I want to be one with God.  I want to feel God’s love, not as a concept in church but a reality in my heart. I want to fall madly and deeply in love with God. I…

Lent Introduction

Ash Wednesday to Easter  For God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through him. John 3:17 Happy Lent!  Yes, I do mean Happy Lent.  Lent is one of the most misunderstood of…

Lent Recipes

Pretzels Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 1 and 1/2 cups warm water 1 packet active instant yeast (2 and 1/4 teaspoons) Dissolve yeast into the warm water.  You might need a pinch or two of sugar to wake the yeast up.  Let it alone…

Lent Activities

Burying the Alleluia There is a tradition called the Burying of the Alleluia.  During Lent, as a symbol that we are separated from God by sin, we don’t sing the Alleluia during the Mass because we are separated from praising God with the Angels…

Creating an Altar

Altars are great, and not just for Church!  Have you ever thought of having one in your home?  They are your special place for you and God.  I used to have one all set up and elaborate.  I used it all the time.  And…

Candlemas Activities

Plant Snowdrops (later) They are bulbs and must therefore be planted in the fall.  However, you can “force” them if you don’t live where there is snow. Planting to have for Candlemas if you don’t live in an area that gets cold is easy….

Candlemas Recipes

Spicy Pancakes 1 cup flour ¼ cup wheat germ ¼ cup oatmeal 2 teaspoons baking powder ¾ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ginger ½ teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup milk 1 egg 3 tablespoons melted butter Wisk together.   ½ cup raisins ½ cup walnuts Add…

Candlemas Introduction

February 2 When the days of their purification according to the law of Moses were fulfilled, they brought him up to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord. Luke 2:22 Happy Candlemas!  Before I can tell you what this holiday is I have to…

The March For Life 2018

This was my first March for Life.  My husband goes every year, but I don’t.  My knees give out every winter, I also wonder if it really does anything and I just don’t like crowds, so I never get there.  Well, several things happened…