Morning Prayer

This morning, as I got up, Travel Man looked out the window and said, “What are those trucks in the neighbor’s driveway?” Across the street, there were lights on two large vehicles.  Pulling the curtains aside revealed that one is a fire truck and one, an ambulance.  We said a prayer for our across-the-street neighbor,…

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A Special Intention

A friend of mine is going through a very tough divorce, and needs special prayers at this time.  Please also pray for her husband, as well.  She’s a homeschooling mother of seven, and things are not going very well for her and the kids right now. No other details, but please, please, please, remember a…

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Big Night for Little Girl

Tonight is Little Girl’s First Confession.  She is really nervous about speaking to the priest (she is incredibly shy around adults), but is looking forward to being forgiven.  Unfortunately, children making their first Confession at our parish do not have the option of an anonymous Confession; they must make a face-to-face Confession.  I sincerely wish…

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Prayer Request

Ten years ago this morning, soon-to-be Soccer Dad and I were sleeping late.  I was due the next day, and he’d arranged to take a week off around my due date.  (Silly us!  Planning like that!) That morning, we got a phone call from my mother in law to tell us that Soccer Dad’s father…

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Pass the Word…

…and help if you can. Roanoke Cop finds for us an example of why he eats at cruddy Subways and places where he can see his food made for him.  Some people are total slimebags and cowards. Seriously, this man’s family needs help.  Pass it on, too.  I’ve only got six readers!  😉 (UPDATE:  Sorry,…

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Important Prayer Request

Please keep my aunt (the one who paints the icons*) in your prayers.  She is okay now, but was in a very serious accident at the beach and will be having a very long and painful recovery.  She had surgery yesterday (the last of the really scary stuff), and did well.  Our family had prayed…

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Non-Official Update

My father has spoken to his brothers recently, and his older brother just finished up a visit to their sister (my aunt, who has cancer). My uncle tells us that her days seem to be few, and that she is slipping very quickly. Please pray for her, most of all, and my grandmother, as well.…

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Stupid Court Tricks

What kind of judicial system does Virginia have when fidelity is done last of all in a divorce proceeding and they decide custody and child support FIRST? This means an abusive spouse, or an addicted spouse, or an unfaithful spouse can wind up with custody of the children while the one who was abused or…

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