Archive for February, 2007

And it’d been interesting thus far. I didn’t give anything up this year, I’m not good at it. so I’ve been going to mass every day. So far so good. I don’t know if its going to last, and I’m pretty certain I’m not going to go while I’m in CA, but I’m going to […]

I was dying my hair this morning, because, well, it needed it, and I wanted to have fresh color for vacation this week, and thinking about Shawn. I don’t know why I had to think of him, I’d been doing a really good job of not thinking about him and how much I really still […]

Inspired by AQ


Well, I know what inspired the prayer I’ve been using to focus, it resembles a great deal, the prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas. Surprise? Not at all. Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find you, conduct pleasing to you, faithful perseverance in waiting […]

Next Wednesday is Ash Wednesday., and the beginning of Lent, my favourite season in the liturgical year. I love the focus on forgiveness and rebirth that comes with the season, especially since my niece and nephew will be baptized at the Easter vigil. I love Lent. In stead of giving something up this year, I’m […]

I have a hard time opening myself to prayer. It has to be the right place more than the right time. I can’t focus well most of the time, so I tend to pray mostly when I’m in the chapel at school. Its beautiful and on Thursdays there’s usually adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and […]

They are places I could call home in a moment, without hesitation, without a second thought to what I might leave behind. The dreams are more real to me than the reality in which I masterfully participate, most of the time. They are places rich with a history I long to discover, and in turn, […]

I just went off on bob for calling me ‘woman.’ I know he meant it in a completely harmless nonsexual manner, but it’s one of the few things I won’t tolerate. For a very simple reason. Shawn used to call me ‘woman’ all the time; it was like his nickname for me. It bothered me […]