Today's My Sunday Best post showcases what I wore for Mass, what my daughter wore on her feet for Mass, and highlights some of the battles I will (and will not) engage in, in order to attend Mass productively.
"Therefore, last week went by with nary a word written. And, this week, I decided my soul whimpers a little when I don't make time to write. However, I can't find more than 24 hours a day in my life, and try as hard as I can, I don't have the energy when everyone else is asleep around me at the end of the day, to break out my computer to write. So, I have combined last week's Gratitude moment with this week's, praying that this doesn't become a monthly project, rather than weekly!" What are you most grateful for this week?
Last week, the Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. It made me reflect further on our family's own two tests for baby names, and makes me ask - how does your family approach baby names?
"And, I realized how grateful I was for this alternate view of a subset of parishioners in my life who have another side of the story to tell. I was grateful for another perspective - one which allowed me to have empathy for a group of people I admit were previously judged in my ignorance." My Sunday Best post discusses an epiphany I had today, on this Feast of Epiphany. And, serves as a gentle reminder to all of us with children.
"I thought the entire conversation was loud, and expected others around us to chuckle with me. Apparently, I was the only one who heard the exchange - so, other parents out there cringing at your kids' shenanigans, let me assure you - your child was not as loud/disruptive/kid-like as you think they were!" In the first My Sunday Best linkup since I started wearing maternity clothes, I share a cute Mass-moment with Lil' Miss, a little musings on what to wear to church, and links to the top 10 posts from 2017. How are you ringing in the New Year this evening?