On Ash Wednesday, we set our prayer altar for Lent.  Joseph and William covered the altar with a purple cloth and added a Lenten wreath with a purple pillar candle to the center.  We had gone to the local plant nursery earlier in the week to choose small succulents, which the boys added to the altar … Continue reading Lent


Outside my window...it's beautiful and sunny! I am reflecting on...Josef Pieper's words, "the rational 'useful' world which preoccupies us is but a partial environment for our humanity; we need to be able to transcend the purely pragmatic, the visible and verifiable, and embrace the whole as marvel, as gift."  I am praying for...Jenny Johnson as … Continue reading Daybook