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Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 21: Focus

First I ask your prayers for a special intention. This post's alt title is OUCH Because that chapter in Elizabeth Scalia's Little Sins Mean a Lot: Kicking our bad Habits Before They Kick Us I got halfway through before the beginning of Mass last night smarted. The Holy Spirit was already giving me a nudge … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 21: Focus

Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 20: Happy New Year!

First Sunday of Advent 2020. Happy New Year! A few weeks ago a friend of ours was ordained an Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Chicago. The Mass was incredibly beautiful and while I would have much preferred to be there this video worked out well. One of my favorite parts was the Recessional out … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 20: Happy New Year!

Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 19: Flip the Script

Advent is on our horizon and I'm in the bonus room/office/library looking at the Advent books we've accumulated over our the years and choosing one for our pre-dinner conversation. We're going into Liturgical Cycle B for the Sunday readings and Year II for the daily readings. And we've settled on the recently released from Word … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 19: Flip the Script

Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 18: Hope

As often happens when I get to quilting I start watching/listening to The Lord of the Rings extended versions. At one point Legolas asks Aragorn for forgiveness for despairing. There are moments when giving into despair seems the reasonable thing to do, however it means I've given into inaction, not fulfilling my greatest potential as … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 18: Hope