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


I am thinking...
If you ever want to see how far American Culture has fallen, watch ABC's the Bachelor. 

This season, The Bachelor is a self-confessed virgin, and it's painfully obvious that he's the exception to the way things are in young America. 

But what's worse is the way some of the ladies on the show are bragging about their sexual experiences. 

Lucy and Desi had to sleep in twin beds 60 years ago, Now everyone sleeps with everyone else, and we televise it. Sad really. 

I am thankful...
I grew up when I did. 

I am pondering...

Starting Rosie's high school transcript this year so that I can be prepared for her Freshman year this fall. 

One of my Favorite Things...

In the kitchen...
It's going to be a weird kitchen week. I'm having oral surgery on Tuesday, so I doubt I'll be eating much. I'm hoping my daughters and Mr. Pete will pick up the slack a little to nourish themselves!

I am wearing...
Black pants with a purple sweatshirt. It's actually cold around here!

I am going...
  • Arms and abs this week while I wait for the arrival of my new elliptical. I guess that's going to be my go-to aerobic activity for a while. 
  •  the rosary more this month. 
  • to cut my carbs via the Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan recommendations and Intermittent Fasting.  
  • Working on the "lose the mummy tummy" goal. I'll be documenting that more in a special e-mail list. If you'd like to follow the ups and downs of that, click here. 
  • More flute practice this week getting ready for the 7 Last Words of Christ. 
  • Prepare my labs for Wednesday for my science class.  I am providing all the materials for experiments, but I have a guest teacher since I am having oral surgery the day before.  If you want to see my Youtube Channel or syllabus for Physical Science sign up for my e-mail list.  
  • Getting a knee plan from my doctor after he speaks to his surgeon friend... ugh. 
From the Learning Rooms...
Miss C.
Five In A Row

This might be a good book to introduce the subject of slavery to young children. Miss C. was unfamiliar with that and I explained little bits as we read the book.

Since this book is also about stars and constellations, we spent some time going over this book too!

Preschool Books that I got during the Build Your Bundle Sale including 
Preschool Skills by Bonnie Rose

We are up to Lesson 16.


A Photo to share

Rosie Art

A quote to share...

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