As a new Catholic, my first Lent was harder than I expected.
Catholicism, Conversion, Liturgical Year

The Lent when I gave up more than expected

Lent 2016 began on February 10. On February 11, 2016, Mark sent another query letter to another job opening across the country from our home. It was no big deal. We had done this hundreds of times before. Usually, we heard nothing back. To us, these two things had nothing to do with each other. The… Continue reading The Lent when I gave up more than expected

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{SQT} Homeschool changes, kid stuff, and general commotion

~1~ Whoa, it's been busy around here. We had a good Christmas with lots of family, and we've been hard at work with school. This school year has easily been our toughest ever. We have had, all at once: The move in the summer, including buying a house, consuming 100% of my time that I… Continue reading {SQT} Homeschool changes, kid stuff, and general commotion