Marked By Ashes

Hard to believe I’m on the eve of another Ash Wednesday when it seems just the other day I was ringing in 2011. Time’s flying! And here I am again anticipating one of my favorite days of the year. Tomorrow…

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Get ready…

Okay so tomorrow is Fat Tuesday and you know what that means. Indulging in all the chocolate, cussing and badgering you wish in the hopes of getting it out of your system just in time for Wednesday. Seriously? So…

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Holy App!

Tomorrow I take my CCD class to receive the Sacrament of Confession in anticipation of their Confirmation this coming Tuesday. This sacrament, the most personal and intimate for us Catholics, involves…

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Dreaming of Waves

Twice this week I have dreamt, and vividly, like in HD or something, that I’m in the ocean on a kind of day when the waves come at you high and then break rough at the shore. The kind of … Continue reading

Tweaker of Attitudes

I am sure, like me, you must get up some mornings feeling somewhat upside down. Then at some point during the day, hopefully early on, someone says or does something…

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New Year, New Decade…New Story

Hello There!! Hope you had a wonderful holiday season and a terrific end of year. It is good to be back!
It’s not just a new year, but a new decade, can you believe it? I’m not clairvoyant nor do I have a crystal ball, but I foresee with some level…

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Memorable Snapshots

Day #349. The holiday season is here and 2010 is almost over!
Seasons Greetings dear family, friends, and loyal readers of Rx. WOW, Christmas Day is almost here! Is…

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Confused…but thankful.

Yes, I’ve been in a funk lately. There. For a number of reasons and no reason at all. Can’t put my finger on it. But it has stalled my writing in the most frustrating of ways. I’ve received e-mails and…

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Divine Charge

I am posting this with those of you in mind who are devout followers of the Blessed Virgin Mary. As you may know, the Church dedicates the months of May and October to Her. In October, specifically, we commemorate Her as “Our Lady of the Rosary.”…

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But a Changing of the Seasons

I hate change. I love this poem. It reminds me that the very change I say I hate may be inevitable and out of my hands, but that it’s indeed necessary. It reminds me that that which we treasure is hardest to hold; that…

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