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  1. 1381640_846217208734101_5100124143874512547_n Prayer for week of July 6 — Finding Jesus - Every Monday Kristina and I have been connecting via Skype and praying the Joyful Mysteries.  We offer our prayer time mostly for our husbands and children.  In the fifth mystery, we meditate on Mary and Joseph finding Jesus in the temple. Imagine that for a moment. Jesus is with them. But, then He’s not. And […]
  2. Food Talk Five Phrases That Should Be Banished For Our Food Talk - We are food bloggers. We get it. Sometimes it can become challenging to find just the right words to describe the amazing deliciousness of a recipe you’ve tried or created.  I mean, you really want people to take your word for it and try it for themselves.  Amid all the food talk online you don’t […]
  3. all is quiet Prayer for the Week June 29 – All Quiet - Here I sit.  It’s 2:00 on Monday, well past my morning deadline to post our Monday prayer.  I want to tell you have something wonderful to share with you.  But all is quiet.  I’ve felt this quiet for weeks now.  I told Daja I just don’t have anything to say.  It’s not that life is […]
  4. Our Lady of Guadalupe Things I Already Miss About California (that maybe only other Californians will understand) - We have been in Maine 3 weeks. There are already a few things that I miss. 1. Where’s the jicama? At the grocery store there seems to be a missing Latin section. And an Asian section.  If you want just the standard potatoes, carrots and tomatoes, no problem. If you are looking for jicama, poblanos, […]
  5. Keep Calm and Offer It Up Prayer for the week of June 22 — Keep Calm and Offer It Up - When it rains, it pours. If it’s not one thing, it’s another. Houston, we have a problem. I like the idea of taking things one day at a time. Lately, however, it seems that several days have ganged up on me at once. I’m not alone, am I? Didn’t think so. Anyone one thing would […]
  6. It's a good day to be happy It’s a good day to be happy - Yesterday I had a full five minutes to myself in the car. Not enough time for the full emotional breakdown I felt lay right under the surface. In that brief five minute span I poured out my soul to Jesus. When I got home I went and sat on our well and the tears just […]
  7. Coming Dawn Prayer for the Week Jun 1 – Just Say No To Crazy - Well that’s what I’ve had to do today!  How about you? I just don’t understand why Mondays arrive with such venom, but it seems to be a universal truth.  Somehow everything goes sideways on Monday.  The only thing that brings me comfort is the knowing that I’m not alone.  I had to laugh when a […]
  8. pentecost1 Prayer for the Week May 25 – Pentecost for Now - When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each […]