Pieces of Heaven

Friday, June 11, 2010

My Vocation Is Love! -St. Therese of Liseux

I am praising God today that my sweet friend has entered the Carmelite monastary. She is a living saint who is in love with God and will be a strong intercessor for us. What an incredible blessing! (Of course, I had to wait until after she entered to post this, because she is so humble, and may have scolded me for writing it!)

The past few weeks have been abundant in blessings- both obvious and masked. My husband and my father arrived from Texas safely, and I have begun my new job as Director of Religious Education at my home parish. I am excited to do God's work, but worried because of the lack of youth in the parish. We need to intercede so the youth in the area become passionately in love with Our Lord and come back to the Church.

There are many other things I would like to write, but it will need to wait until a later time. Please pray for an abundance of young souls to return to the Church. How Jesus thirsts for them!

O God, You are my God, for You I long!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Back In The Mountains...

It has been several days since Joseph and I made the trip to Vermont via airplane- and all is well! He did a wonderful job on the plane and I was blessed to have many fellow passengers (angels?) that were eager to help me with him.

I will need to write more later, but here are a few things that have transpired since we have been here:

1. I have become the cook in the house, and everyone loves my broccoli dish. It's become a frequent request.

2. We've visited Papere (my maternal grandfather) in the nursing home. There is a story which will come from this later.

3. We had a Memorial Day barbecue, which was delicious. However, during the barbecue my Mom received a phone call to let her know the block where her store is located was on fire. It's suspected that the fire was started intentionally. While her store didn't burn down, most of the inventory (bridal gowns, veils, prom dresses, summer dresses, tuxes...) were damaged by the smoke and needed to be thrown out. However, most of the bridal gowns that had been purchased and were being held for customers were saved.

4. Joseph is teething, again. But, he's returning to his schedule, which makes me happy.

There's a lot more to write about, but it will have to wait. What an eventful (and exciting) first week.