Happy warmer weather! We’re in those glorious windows-open-but-the-mosquitos-aren’t-out-yet days (there are about 12 of those days in Florida, so you have to really savor them before the bugs become horrible.)
We’ve been crawling our way out of survival mode from a crazy January and getting out and enjoying life again. (Enjoying life being taking long drives to an old timey country store on Saturday mornings for a SUPER healthy breakfast of local sausage and chocolate milk, modeled by Lucy.)
The Quotable Benjamin (age 5):
Benjamin to my Anglican parents: “Is that your church?” (pointing out a Methodist church)
My Dad: “No. We go to an Anglican church.”
Benjamin: “Can Catholics come?“
My Dad: “Well, sure. Anybody is welcome. But Catholics only take communion at Catholic churches because they believe different things about the Eucharist than we do.“
Benjamin: “We believe it’s the Body and Blood of JESUS! What do you believe?“
My Dad: “We believe it’s the real presence of Jesus, but not the actual Body and Blood.”
Benjamin: “WELL!” *snort* “You just need to stop believing THAT right now!“
Benjamin’s evangelism could perhaps benefit from some tact…….Can you teach ecumenical tact to a five-year-old?
Well, first of all, Daniel started a blog. So now I can’t twist his arm into writing posts for Carrots because he’s got his own dang blog. He’s the worst! Or the best. Probably the best. Check out his post about Black Metal, the Chair of St. Peter, and the Upside Down Kingdom.
The Catholic Subculture Is Cooler Than You Think: fountains of home
5 Favorite Homebirth Resources: Efficient Momma
Ukraine’s Priests Take an Active Role in Protest: Washington Post
And if you’re willing to put up with delayed video due to my slow internet connection, you can see the fun conversation I got to have with Nicole of Gidget Goes Home, Anne of The Modern Mrs. Darcy, and Melissa of Melissa Camara Wilkins for the Motherhood and Jane Austen Book Club. I’m not going to watch it because then I’d torture myself wondering, “WHY DOES MY VOICE SOUND LIKE THAT?” Isn’t it weird how different your voice sounds in your head vs. an audio recording?
And I’m thinking about linking up with this lovely gal for the 7 Posts in 7 Days challenge….Is that crazy? Can I do it? WE’RE ABOUT TO FIND OUT!
Wishing all of you a weekend filled with good coffee and sunny weather!
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