My Lent 2019 Book List Plans

Is this the year you really want to dive into Lent? Do you want to come out of this Lenten Season and truly feel that you've had a small share of living in the desert with Christ for 40 days? I know that I do. Maybe it's an upcoming birthday that's making me have more of a now-or-never type of attitude towards Lent. Or maybe I just acutely feel the necessity of truly modeling this for my children, and living it with my husband. Whatever it is, these are the books and resources I'm going to use this Lent to really LIVE the season from Ash Wednesday all the way through to Easter Vigil. Look them over. If something looks helpful to you, use it. If it inspires you, go with it. I hope all of these bless and encourage you.

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Outside my window...

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I am thinking...
that in retrospect, Lent went rather quickly!  I was able to get into praying the office more deeply - at least I feel quite comfortable now flipping back and forth in the prayer books!

I am thankful for...
the wonderful season of Easter!   For Faith
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Izzyand Rosie Easter 2012

From the learning rooms...
I am now thoroughly convinced that for our family of church musicians - we need two weeks of spring break- one to prepare for Easter, one to recover!  And since we homeschool through the summer, I don't feel guilty about it either.  That said, I am planning a field trip this week and Mr. Pete is going with us, so I feel excited about that.

I am reading...
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    From the kitchen...
    Chicken in white sauce with spaghetti noodles.

    I am wearing...
    Black workout pants, and Mr. Pete's old "Our Lady of Guadalupe" T-shirt

    I am creating...
    nothing - just rest for this weeek!  Although I am working on some meetings for my homeschool group and a play date for the homeschooled kids on Friday!

    I am going...
    to renew my flute practice this week. After not being allowed to play in church during Lent, I was asked to play for the veneration of the cross on Good Friday - and I played "Were You There" unaccompanied with the congregation singing for at least a solid 6 minutes. I was starting to lose the feeling in my fingers!! Time to build up some endurance.

    I am hoping...
    To workout every day this week and got a good one in this morning. AND I am not skipping the stretching part. I'm going to see if I can prevent injury with more stretching.

    I am hearing...
    Sam play his guitar.

    Around the house...
    Mr. Pete is going to get the engine out of his old car and then we can finally have it towed away - I am looking forward to reclaiming that space in my back yard.

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    The crucifix Mr. Pete shined up and made ready for the Easter masses.

    You can see it being carried below in procession - with the choir (including Sam, Gabe, Noah and Izzy) singing the Hallelujah Chorus as the recessional.

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    1. I enjoyed your daybook with so many pictures. What a beautiful church! We had chicken in white sauce tonight too although we had it over biscuits. Have a wonderful week.


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