Proving You Are Not Mad

…would generally mean that you avoid behavior that makes you appear as such. Gambia Sentences Missionary Couple to Year of Hard Labor A missionary couple from Britain have been sentenced to a year’s hard labour in an African prison for calling the Gambian President a madman. May God bless and keep them while they labor,…

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Stupid Crook Files

Not the brightest bulb on the string, eh? Man Arrested After Using Pay Stub as Bank Robbery Note By foxnewsonline@foxnews.com The robber’s threatening note made a Chicago bank job easy to solve: The FBI says the suspect wrote it on his pay stub.

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Bumper Sticker Seen

Our family encountered a bumper-sticker laden car before Christmas.  Most of them were earth-loving, tree-hugging, pagan ones.  (Specifically, one did say she was a pagan and that she voted.) One particular sticker caught my eye because it was true, true, true! “If sitting in  church on Sunday makes you a Christian, does sitting in a…

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I’ve Been Playing This Morning

These Wordles are fun!  I’ve made a few to tell the Christmas story, beginning with the Annunciation.  (Actually, I have two versions, one in Latin and one in English.) Ave Maria: Hail Mary: Unto You is Born a Savior: Behold, From the East Wise Men Came: An Angel Appeared to Joseph in a Dream: Make…

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Cloud of Words

I saw this at the Anchoress site and thought it was interesting. Create your own here. Update: 12-30-2008:  It might help if I actually uploaded the picture, eh?  Here’s another, which might be easier to read:

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Christmas Pictures

Santa brought a game called “Skittles” for the girls, in which you spin a top and try knocking down pins placed  on the board, which has compartments the top needs to move in and out of to get to the pins. It is as big a hit as the light sabers that make noise and…

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Baptism and Confirmation

I had the extreme pleasure of attending the Baptism and Confirmation of my friends’ son, for whom they travelled all the way to Guatemala a week before Christmas.  He is a beautiful child, and the Maronite Rite’s ceremony for Baptism and Confirmation is absolutely wonderful, complete with a procession around the church with incense and chanting and a really…

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Tidings of Great Joy

Merry Christmas!  Above is our last Jesse Tree Ornament, which we’ll hang this morning. 1 And it came to pass, that in those days there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that the whole world should be enrolled. 2 This enrolling was first made by Cyrinus, the governor of Syria. 3 And all went to be enrolled, every one into…

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