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March 27, 2011

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Julie

Thanks for the update! I'm sure one of these days spring will show up and stay for a while. I love the pics of the enrichment parents night!

Melissa

GREAT to catch up with you! Hoping Spring has truly sprung for you!

Aunt Sussie

I am praying for the most beautiful spring in KY ever! Unless the Lord would consider replanting you back here :-) Seriously, no worries, KY will feel like home soon.

Jennie C.

I don't know whereabouts you live, but we have a Catholic homeschool group here in the Fort Knox-Radcliff-Elizabethtown area. It's called St. Benedict Catholic Homeschoolers and there's a yahoo group if you're interested. I think there's a field trip group out of Louisville, too.

Nice to meet you, Kristin!

Tiffany

It's so good to get a nice, long post from you! I'm sorry it's been such a hard winter, I can only imagine. I'll be praying for you as spring chases that cold away that you will also settle in and find peace and contentment. Are you still planning a FL visit in May or June?
I love the photos, the kids are doing some neat things. I am starting this week with a new outlook towards schooling, much less book work and much more living life, doing art, learning about the world, and having fun doing it. We'll see how that goes...

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  • Hi, my name is Kirsten. I am married to my best friend and we have nine awesome children including our little saint in heaven, Thomas Joseph. We are Catholic, loving, living, and learning about our faith every day. We just moved to a fixer upper farm here in beautiful Kentucky. We also homeschool some of our children. I really enjoy COFFEE, reading, gardening, running, and knitting. I try to enjoy, laundry and cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors. But what I really love is to be home, with my husband and children, living this life. This blog is where I write about the good stuff (mostly). Thanks for stopping by!

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Thomas Joseph~August 18-19, 2013

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  • PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH THE WORKMAN Composed by Pope St. Pius X O glorious St. Joseph, model of all those who are devoted to labor, obtain for me the grace to work conscientiously, putting the call of duty above my natural inclinations, to work with gratitude and joy, in a spirit of penance for the remission of my sins, considering it an honor to employ and develop by means of labor the gifts received from God, to work with order, peace, moderation and patience, without ever shrinking from weariness and difficulties, to work above all with purity of intention and detachment from self, having always death before my eyes and the account that I must render of time lost, of talents wasted, of good omitted, of vain complacency in success, so fatal to the work of God. All for Jesus, all through Mary, all after thine example, O Patriarch, St. Joseph. Such shall be my watchword in life and in death. Amen.

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  • As much as I am able, every day, I will ensure that my child will: * Live the Liturgy * Experience loveliness * Breathe deeply: Fresh air and exercise * Serve others * Listen to, contemplate, and exchange ideas. * Develop expressive skills. * Practice logical reasoning. Math. * Receive focused attention and affection

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