No need to explain why I may’ve been researching bats. They’re wonderful though, aren’t they?
Celebrating Advent -
By the beginning of December, any sense of waiting is eclipsed by a full schedule of Christmas parties, Christmas tree decorating, and Christmas rock on every radio station.
Advent, on the other hand, is about waiting, fasting, praying.
I’m honored to have published my first guest blog on the Food for the Hungry website. And what better topic than Advent? I’m so blessed.
Pope Francis On Shopping Season: 'Don't Forget The Poor' -
As Rome’s Christmas shopping season officially kicked off on December 8, Pope Francis paid a personal visit to Via Condotti, a street in the heart of the shopping district lined with luxurious stores like Dior, Armani, Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Cartier. He prayed aloud in front of a statue of Mary for people to “never be left indifferent to the cries of the poor," reports The Washington Post.
Spent time with a giraffe today. (at Phoenix Zoo)
Walked to AJ’s for a hot chocolate date with my main man in flannel. (at AJ’s Fine Foods)
Prayer for this sweet woman of The Lord. I’m so proud of you, Raquel. Off to D.C. to fast and pray for immigration reform. #AZ2DC (at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX))
Celebrating Bethany’s birth with a picnic in the roses… (at Saguaro Ranch Rose Garden)
It’s a beautiful 34° out! And I’m wearing a dress for Dressember.