Author Archives: Amy

Something Other Than God – A Book Review

I love a good conversion story. One of my favorite books (as you know because I’ve mentioned it repeatedly) is Rome Sweet Home. It’s a story about the conversion of an anti-Catholic, Evangelical Protestant minister to Catholicism. It’s an excellent … Continue reading

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Received into Full Communion

It’s official. I’m Catholic! I have been trying all day to come up with the words to describe Saturday night’s Easter Vigil Mass. I’m falling short. Of course, it was beautiful. It was amazing. It was wonderful. It was awesome. … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week

This has been an incredible Holy Week so far. I have never in my life focused so much on the events and meaning of this week. Similar to my experience at Christmas, I have now actually learned to whole story … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life – My Monday

Seems like the “Day in the life” posts are all the rage these days. I’ve read lots of them (like Grace’s, Kendra’s, and Blythe’s), and I think they are strangely interesting. I thought there was a link up of “day in … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes, Damma and Tuppa Version

We are visiting my parents this week. Otherwise known as “Damma and Tuppa” by Sis.  ^^Every day, “Where my Tuppa?,” she says. Here’s what we’re up to: 1. My Mom recently hosted a big Lego event at her library. As … Continue reading

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How I Really Found God – My Messy Beautiful

I read this verse the other day: “Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who are now weeping, for you will laugh.” Luke 6:21 It made me cry, and it made me … Continue reading

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For Fun (and to save me from having nothing to write about…)

Usually on Fridays I link up with Conversion Diary for 7 Quick Takes Friday. However, I don’t think I have seven things to write about today. In fact, I can barely think of one thing. So, I was really happy … Continue reading

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Preschool – X Marks the Spot and X-Ray

We finally covered letter X in our home preschool and co-op a few weeks ago. I hadn’t been looking forward to it, knowing that I wouldn’t be able to find nearly as much inspiration from Pinterest and other sources as … Continue reading

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Fishing in the Front Yard

The snow is finally melting here. We have several bodies of water in our front yard just perfect for fishing. Is it wrong that I get a chuckle (and lots of photos) out of watching her struggle to get up … Continue reading

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A Day Late for Two

Somebody turned two yesterday. Two. We had a big day. A play date. Daddy home early for cake. Big sisters were excited for the birthday girl to open her presents. She picked “Ariel III” (“Ariel’s Beginning”) for her birthday movie … Continue reading

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