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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

St. Elizabeth of Hungary – Nov. 19

December 17th, 2020 by Aubri

Nov. 19: We remember St. Elizabeth of Hungary.

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End of the Church Year

December 17th, 2020 by Aubri

November 12: With only a little over a week left of the Liturgical year l love how the readings and hymns of the Church focus our attention to our Lord’s coming again. The world, the culture, everything around us is always changing but God’s Word and promises stay the same and endure forever. His Church will stand living in love and hope until that glorious final day.

“Our hope and expectation,
O Jesus, now appear;
arise, O Sun so longed for,
above the darkened sphere.
With hearts and hands uplifted,
we plead, O Lord, to see
the day of earth’s redemption
that sets your people free!”

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St. Martin of Tour – Nov. 11

December 17th, 2020 by Aubri

November 11: Blessed Feast of St. Martin of Tours. This day is one of our favorites to observe. We are reminded of ways to love our neighbors, we pray for our veterans. I also use this day to replace the kid’s supply of socks, slippers or robes, warm items they’ll need for Winter. And we make the cookie we look forward to all year! Almond Horns shaped as Horse Shoes for St. Martin’s horse. Here’s the recipe if you’d like to try it. I replace the almonds with pecans.

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Six Months Old

December 17th, 2020 by Aubri

November 4: Martin is half a year old! I admit, if I could, I would put 6 months old in a bottle and carry it around in my pocket forever. It’s the butter balliest and there’s that foot holding thing that makes me melt.┬áThis months accomplishments: He loves to get on his hands and knees and rock away.

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