Who are we? We are a Catholic Military Homeschooling family of 9 I am Emily and I am married to my best friend, John '95. Our dc all have nicknames of course...
Cookie, the baker '97,
Opie, b/c he reminds us of him from Andy Griffith '00,
Moonbeam, her eyes disappear when she smiles '02,
Bluebelle, who loves Homoon ( ice cream) '04,
and M&M , baby initials '07.
We also have four little saints of our own in the arms of our Lord, Luke born into heaven, Dec '05
Mark, born into heaven, Jan '08 and Karoline, born into heaven May '08, and Matthew Karol, who spent three wonderful days with us before going home, July '09
After several years, we welcomed Max, who joined our family May 4, 2013! and just so he'd have a buddy, Our new little Rose joined us on October 16th!
O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me. From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being loved... From the desire of being extolled ... From the desire of being honored ... From the desire of being praised ... From the desire of being preferred to others... From the desire of being consulted ... From the desire of being approved ... From the fear of being humiliated ... From the fear of being despised... From the fear of suffering rebukes ... From the fear of being calumniated ... From the fear of being forgotten ... From the fear of being ridiculed ... From the fear of being wronged ... From the fear of being suspected ... That others may be loved more than I, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it. That others may be esteemed more than I ... That, in the opinion of the world, others may increase and I may decrease ... That others may be chosen and I set aside ... That others may be praised and I unnoticed ... That others may be preferred to me in everything... That others may become holier than I, provided that I may become as holy as I should… Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val (1865-1930), Secretary of State for Pope Saint Pius X
Feast of The Assumption
~ Blue Jello and whip cream cups!
Feast of St Maximilliam Kolbe
~ Red velvet and white cake!
Feast of the Ascension
~ Heavenly Delight!
Feast of St George!
~Our Dragon Cake!!
Feast of Pentecost!
The Measure of a Man's Real Character is what he would do if he were never found out.