Happy Friday the Thirteenth. I, personally, am not superstitious so I am planning to have a great day today. The house is totally in chaos due to a busy week so today I am going to spend the day cleaning because that is the kindest thing I can do for me. When the house is clean, life is better. I am babystep cleaning today.
We received another stocking order and a candle order so I have my work cut out for me today.
VBS ended yesterday. I am so glad it is behind me. VBS is a total energy drain for me, but I think it is very important for the kids to have this experience. There are so many bad influences in their lives these days that anything we can do to offset those bad influences, we need to do. As you can see, VBS was fun for kids of all ages; even older ones in long black robes.
Even Madison got into the act, spurred on by cousin Claire!
Friday of the Nineteenth week in Ordinary Time
Today the Church celebrates : St. Radegundes, Queen of France (519-587)
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 19:3-12.
Some Pharisees approached him, and tested him, saying, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?" He said in reply, "Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator 'made them male and female' and said, 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh'? So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, no human being must separate." They said to him, "Then why did Moses command that the man give the woman a bill of divorce and dismiss (her)?" He said to them, "Because of the hardness of your hearts Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so. I say to you, whoever divorces his wife (unless the marriage is unlawful) and marries another commits adultery." (His) disciples said to him, "If that is the case of a man with his wife, it is better not to marry." He answered, "Not all can accept (this) word, but only those to whom that is granted. Some are incapable of marriage because they were born so; some, because they were made so by others; some, because they have renounced marriage for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Whoever can accept this ought to accept it."
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