Category Archives: Sussette

Ha, I am not the only one!

Today I googled for any other preying mantid enthusiasts and I found http://mantidforum.net/ .  I have enjoyed looking around at some of the other posts, blogs, and youtube channels by these neat people.  I was excited to find so many … Continue reading

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Mother Day Reflection

The post below from Julie at Brave Writer, is wonderful and honest.   She speaks about the real joy of motherhood.  There is truly no other career I would want to do, not even for all the money or excitement in the … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Risen!!!

Holy Week, I love Holy Week.  It is by far my favorite week of the year.  Although I usually have grand plans for Lent, seldom do I follow through, seldom do I get past the first 2 days before I … Continue reading

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Lent Project Complete

This year’s Lenten Project again involves the Stations of the Cross.  In previous years we have created a indoor Stations involving a beautiful piece of wood, images of the Stations, 12 candle stick holders, 12 candles, a small wooden cross, and a … Continue reading

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Joshua’s Gift Continues

Last fall Joshua caught a gift for me.  He caught a preying mantid, my “favorite bug” of all time.  Anyway, within a few minutes of her captivity she began to lay a beautiful egg sac.  As soon as she completed … Continue reading

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Lent is Upon Us!

Time seems to be moving faster and faster.  Lent begins in only a few short days.  Are you ready? I am definitely not ready.  Although I am determined to make this Lent a holy spirit-filled experience for my family and I, I am overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Mark Shea’s “Words Written in Trembling”

I was moved after reading this article by Mark Shea to add my comment posted below. Although my own experience differs, in that I would miscarry baby after baby (at least 5 that we know of) I am too familiar … Continue reading

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Orlando Mini-Trip

Our friends, Rick and Kim, invited us to stay with them and their family in their time-share here in Orlando Florida. What a beautiful resort.  The first day here we were able to take a dip in the pool; ok … Continue reading

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Christmas Take 2

I know it is a bit late for Christmas, even a bit late for Epiphany, but finally Joshua’s brakes came in for his go-cart. Getting his dream, a go-cart, was such an unexpected gift that the torture have having to … Continue reading

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