My Spring Reading List!

After the heavier reading of Lent, I thought I'd like to continue some inspirational spiritual reading through the Easter season as well. 

Here's my book list!

Private and Pithy lessons from Scripture - Mother Angelica
Little Book of Life Lessons - Mother Angelica
Three to Get Married - Fulton Sheen
The Little Oratory
Diary Sister Faustina
Getting Past Perfect - Kate Wicker
The Words We Pray - Amy Welborn
Perfectly Yourself - Matthew Kelly 
Crossing the Threshold of Hope - Pope John Paul II

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My Domestic Church Daily Clips 03/01/2010

  • Proving once more that God works in mysterious ways!

    tags: marriage

  • Kind of sobering!

    tags: finance, recession

  • I had Rosie at 46! My father lived to 93 and my great grandma made it to 98 -so maybe...

    tags: pregnancy

    • If you’re around age 40 and trying to get
      pregnant - take hope in the fact that women who have babies in
      their 40s have longer lives! The benefits of late motherhood are
      physical, social, and emotional.
    • According to the University of Utah, women how have babies
      naturally in the 40s or 50s tend to live longer than other women
      (it may be different for women coping with infertility and using in
      vitro fertilization or other solutions for infertility).

      “If women in your family give birth at older ages, you may well
      have a chance of living longer than you would otherwise,” says the
      study’s lead author, Ken Smith, a professor of family and consumer
      studies at the University of Utah. “If you have a female relative
      who had children after age 45, then there may be some genetic
      benefit in your family that will enhance your longevity.”

      Heredity - far more than environmental factors - plays a role in
      prolonged fertility and longer lifespans.

    • Having a baby after age 45?! This study shows
      that women who had “late fertility” - a birth at age 45 or older -
      were 14 to 17% less likely to die during any year after age 50 than
      women who did not deliver a child after age 40. Smith says
      scientists believe genes account for up to 25% of differences in

      Other studies found that late menopause also is associated with
      women having prolonged fertility and longevity. So the later your
      menopause is, the longer you may live! And the more chances you
      have to conceive a baby (especially important if you’re coping with
      unknown infertility, or are trying other ways to get pregnant).

  • Analysis of all the claims made at the Health Care Summit last week.

    tags: healthcare

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.