Quotes From Literature

"No weeping, child. You'll miss me and you'll be sad for a while, but there's no tragedy in the death of an old woman. It's the way of things." ~ Granny Cordeilla from Music of the Distant Stars, by Alys Clare       I came across this passage while reading on the day my … Continue reading Quotes From Literature

A Midlife Mama Rediscovers Catholicism

Last night, I spent the evening in what was at first a darkened church, was soon lit up by hundreds of candles, and then was fully lit as bells chimed, an organ played, and a choir sang out Hallelujah. The smell of incense filled the air and at one point holy water was sprinkled upon … Continue reading A Midlife Mama Rediscovers Catholicism