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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The Sixth Day of Christmas -

On the Sixth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to me - Six Geese a laying!
Six geese a-laying #sixthdayofchristmas
Brian Byrnes via Flickr, licensed cc. 

This verse from the cryptic old English Hymn was a reminder to Catholics of the 6 days of creation from the Bible.  (Ann Ball, A Handbook of Catholic Sacramentals)

1. The Heavens and the Earth

Chandra Peers into a Nurturing Cloud
Nasa via Flickr, licensed cc. 

2.  The Sky
Polar Mesospheric Clouds Over the South Pacific Ocean (NASA, International Space Station Science, 1/05/13)
Nasa via flickr, licensed cc. 

3.  Dry Land and Plants
GOLA ABBEY - The now-demolished church was in this field
Irish Dominican Photography via Flickr, licensed cc. 

4.  Sun, Moon and stars
Sun moon star

Ian Usher via Flickr, licensed cc.

5.  Fish birds
Cormorant Liftoff
John via Flickr, licensed cc. 

6.   Animals and man

Adam & Eve - the Fall of Humanity

Father Lawrence Lew, OP via Flickr, licensed cc. 

Things to do:
Celebrate with an egg dish today. Eggs are traditionally a symbol of new life and creation!

Make a fun goose craft!

A prayer for the sixth day of Christmas from the Finer Feminity Blog, based on this book-