Today was a lazy day. Normally we all get together on Saturdays or Sundays, but today everyone kind of went his own way. Harold is in Canada and he is the ice cream instigator so we all saved some calories on this fine Sunday. I came home from church and spent some time reading blogs. Today there was a memorial service for our family doctor who died in the plane crash a few weeks ago. I didn't know his family very well, and I knew there would be hundreds of people in a very small space, so I didn't go to the service. He was one excellent human being and he will be missed.
Anyway, I came home, laid down and didn't wake up until I heard Anna come in the back door. She was dropping off some soap labels and some packing materials. It was after 5:30 so I guess I needed the sleep. I don't think I've been sleeping very well in this hot weather.
We have Vacation Bible School this week and this year Clay and Claire are going. They are really excited - so am I! I took a walk down there tonight and Claire was hopping all over the place because she is so excited.
We have less than a month before we begin our fudge production for our fall and Christmas craft shows. The summer has kind of sped by.
Word of the day:
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Today the Church celebrates : St. Dominic, Priest (1170-1221)
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 12:32-48.
Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom. Sell your belongings and give alms. Provide money bags for yourselves that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven that no thief can reach nor moth destroy. For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be. Gird your loins and light your lamps and be like servants who await their master's return from a wedding, ready to open immediately when he comes and knocks. Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant on his arrival. Amen, I say to you, he will gird himself, have them recline at table, and proceed to wait on them. And should he come in the second or third watch and find them prepared in this way, blessed are those servants. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour when the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be broken into. You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come." Then Peter said, "Lord, is this parable meant for us or for everyone?" And the Lord replied, "Who, then, is the faithful and prudent steward whom the master will put in charge of his servants to distribute (the) food allowance at the proper time? Blessed is that servant whom his master on arrival finds doing so. Truly, I say to you, he will put him in charge of all his property. But if that servant says to himself, 'My master is delayed in coming,' and begins to beat the menservants and the maidservants, to eat and drink and get drunk, then that servant's master will come on an unexpected day and at an unknown hour and will punish him severely and assign him a place with the unfaithful. That servant who knew his master's will but did not make preparations nor act in accord with his will shall be beaten severely; and the servant who was ignorant of his master's will but acted in a way deserving of a severe beating shall be beaten only lightly. Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.
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