~What I Wore Sunday~

what i wore sunday

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~Linking up with Fine Linen and Purple for What I Wore Sunday. Photo bombed by my Lily. Sweetie pie. I am wearing the same theme from last week. Dress: Target, Sweater: Lands End, Scarf: Target. Boots: Zappos.

Thank you so much for the prayers! Thanks be to God, my Grandma is doing a little better. There was talk of morphine, oxygen, hospice, last rites. Today she is better and yesterday she got to go outside to soak up the sun. We’ve had some very lovely weather, sunny and in the 60’s. Love. Everyday is a gift, whether you are 101 or in your not 101!

~PRE class has been going a little better. The children are so sweet. I don’t wan’t to speak too soon, but I think we are hitting our groove. Honestly 1hour is not enough time to get the whole lessen in and it seems as if I am rushing to get it all in.

~Mass was good. We had the blessing of our throats. I am a telephone nurse 40 hours a week, It’s important  to have this blessing today. I invited my co-workers but no one came. That’s ok, the invitation always stands.

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~I guess I need to find my real camera. The phone photo’s pretty blurry.

 

~Olivia, concerned!

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~Selfie with daughter.

~This week I will pray for you, won’t you please pray for me? Praying for peace, the sick, the hungry and those that need Christ the most. Lord hear our prayers!

 

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~What I wore Sunday~

what i wore sunday

Linking up with Fine Linen and Purple for What I Wore Sunday.

 

So, the best thing about what I Wore Sunday is I don’t forgot what I wore to Mass! Seriously, it’s easy to forget, or is that just me?

This week, Hello! February. Why are you so cold, so rainy, so dreary?  You make it oh so hard to get a good picture.

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So, I don’t know what’s up with picture number to, I think the red-eye fixer went wrong, but that’s cool.

So, Jacket is from Target. Really old.

Boots same as before, (Born)

Skirt I made, you can’t see it in these pictures, but it is  Alabama Chanin Style— a plain skirt. It’s too dark to see, but it is hand-sewn. Double layer of knit, cream, black, with button craft thread. I love, love, love Natalie Chanin. I have her books and I just love her style and her work. Sewing clothes by hand is surprising fun, easy and contemplative.

Scarf is a Stitch Fix item.

Now, if you wanted to make an Alabama Chanin style piece of clothing, you want to work with Jersey fabric, either from her store, or in her book she shows you how to reclaim tee-shirts to make the fabric. You can use new or thrift. You go by the feel of the shirt, you will know when you have good material.  These clothes are warm and cozy, perfect for the winter chill. I’ve made yoga pants and a tee-shirt for sleeping. Love.

Mass was very nice. Father spoke about contemplation. Our world is so busy, we are so busy. We are always doing. He said that somewhere around 1500 the Church moved away from contemplation, the thought was that people would feel they could go it alone. He said the last 500 years we have not spent the time that we should contemplating the Lord. (Not everyone of course, but generally speaking.)   We are so busy doing, going, talking, social media, etc. We must take time each day to spend with our Lord. Amen! I am guilty of this. Sometimes the closest I feel to God is when I am driving to work, I do my very serious praying on my way to work and when I am in the shower.  I know, that’s strange, but true. I always try to pray a thank you prayer when I first wake up, and through the day little prayers.  I always try to pray before bed, but honestly when my head hits the pillow, I am gone. I need to work on that one. I can do better with contemplation.

He also mentioned Martin Fulton always spent 1 hour with the Lord and he mentioned CS Lewis The Screwtape-Letters – I am not familiar with this book, but he said we would all benefit from reading it.   He also said that we owe so much to the Monastery and Monks. Their job is just being and praying, for all of us. They also transcribed the old documents and without them we would not have the Bible today.

This week I am begging prayers for me Grandmother. She is 101, her birthday is in March, and she is very sick.  Please pray for her peace and ease of suffering.  Please pray.

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