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Mary Lenaburg
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waiting, praying and wondering...
Grandpa and Grandma with Courtney and Jerry - October 2014 As we enter this final week of Advent, Jerry and I once again find ourselves praying for a loved ones health and healing. Jerry's Dad, Don, had been feeling unwell about ten days ago and after tryin...
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waiting, praying and wondering...
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advent - week one - hope...
How can it be Advent already? It's only four weeks until Christmas. FOUR weeks!!  Insanity I say!! The older I get, the faster time goes. I'll never forget one spring evening, when I was in high school, my Mom and I were chatting in the kitchen while doing ...
advent - week one - hope...
advent - week one - hope...
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feasting together...
I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. I know we did. It was filled with good food, great conversation and so much laughter. I am grateful that three of us got to spend the day together as a family, along with dear friends.  We started the day with Mass. ...
feasting together...
feasting together...
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thankful heart...
In a few weeks we will be celebrating the second anniversary of our Courtney's death. Two years. How is that even possible? Time seems to spill through my fingers like water these days and I am struggling to keep pace with it.  How am I?  Well, being comple...
thankful heart...
thankful heart...
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prayer and fasting...
Things will be quite here as I take the next two days to be in prayer and fasting for our country as many of us head to the polls on Tuesday. No matter your political affiliations or party, or the outcome of this election, ...remember my friends that we as...
prayer and fasting...
prayer and fasting...
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all holy men and women...pray for us...
Yesterday was the Feast of All Saints, a Solemnity (a high holy day) in the Catholic Church. It's a day set aside to honor the Communion of Saints, those holy men and women who have gone before us having attained heaven through the witness and examples of t...
all holy men and women...pray for us...
all holy men and women...pray for us...
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getting my sea legs back...
In the first year after Courtney died, I didn't spend much time in the kitchen on a regular basis. We lived off of the contents of the deep freezer and then when I went to work for the church, I spent more time eating at my desk than I did at our kitchen ta...
getting my sea legs back...
getting my sea legs back...
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the bend in the road...
This morning dawned grey and cloudy with a strong fall breeze kicking up the leaves the tree have given over to the change of seasons. I opened my laptop and there in my email was today's Blessed is She devotional written by...me ?  Why is it I always forge...
the bend in the road...
the bend in the road...
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"i will love"...
I saw this quote recently on a friends Facebook timeline and it just spoke to me... "Many are called to do great things, but few do great things. Why? Because very few will take the responsibility for the call. It doesn't end with a call... First comes the ...
"i will love"...
"i will love"...
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our litany of saints...
Gina Fensterer is a busy mother of 6 kids, a pretty amazing graphic artist and a fabulous human. I have followed her instagram for the past few years and am always amazed at what her creative brain comes up with. I have also dropped a dime or two purchasing...
our litany of saints...
our litany of saints...
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