Where I Stand…What Will You Do?

A few weeks ago I was discussing a delicate matter with a friend at the shelter. It was appalling to me that he had no real knowledge of the matter and yet had a very strong opinions on it! What? So, I asked him if he was ok with pulling children apart. He was like,Continue reading “Where I Stand…What Will You Do?”

One Day My Heart Just Opened Up

If you have been following my blog for a while, you know that we have been having housing problems.  Oh my goodness!  That sounds so tame!  No, really, we have been living in a homeless shelter!  Our story is not the worst one here.  It’s so terribly distressing how hard some of  the nicest peopleContinue reading “One Day My Heart Just Opened Up”

Salsa-Stuffed Chicken Thighs

I started this post two days ago, and then promptly forgot about it as soon as I was interrupted!  Geesh!!!  I’d blame it on getting older, but I’m really not all that old (do not pay any attention to the children rolling their eyes!) Our world is in an uproar right now.  We are livingContinue reading “Salsa-Stuffed Chicken Thighs”

A Miraculous Tribute with a survivor of 9/11

The following story is about a unhappy man, who found escape through Our Lady’s intercession and Her Rosary that he received from a group that supports her mission from Fatima. I thought it would be a fitting tribute in remembrance of those we lost that day at the hands of terrorists. On the other hand,Continue reading “A Miraculous Tribute with a survivor of 9/11”

The Face of the Shelter

As some (or all of you, if you’ve been paying attention!) know, Children #’s 2, 3, 4, and I are currently residing in a homeless shelter.  It isn’t bad.  It’s not ideal, of course, but at least we have our own room and bathroom.  There is a kitchen that we share with several other rooms. Continue reading “The Face of the Shelter”

Sharing Saturday: Grapefruit Vitality

I ordered the Grapefruit Vitality a few weeks ago because 1. I love grapefruit and I can’t eat it because I am on some time-release medications and grapefruit tends to make time-release medications release all at once.  Not a good thing!  And 2. because it is said to help with weight management.  Yay!  However, sinceContinue reading “Sharing Saturday: Grapefruit Vitality”