Peace Garden Mama II

A garden blend of family, faith and following the muse

Archive for April, 2011


   Apr 29

faith fridays: something’s missing

The missing puzzle piece is you…

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   Apr 28

thoughtful thursdays: x’s at mary’s, prayer at ‘a and c’

Neece and I have dubbed the day for our mutual blog, An Atheist and a Catholic, “Thoughtful Thursdays.” We both love alliteration, and this goes along well with the other alliteration-happy theme days I’ve instituted here on Peace Garden Mama. Even though our blog is separate, I will try to send reminders on Thursday that [...]

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   Apr 27

writing wednesdays: a gal you’ll want to meet!

Teaser to Writing Wednesdays, introducing author Lenore Puhek

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   Apr 25

mama mondays: colors from holy week and easter 2011

A visual recap of Easter and Holy Week 2011

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   Apr 22

faith fridays: when failing is winning

Good Friday post on winning through failing…

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   Apr 20

writing wednesdays: b is for…

Well, you’ll have to head over the Peace Garden Writer to find out! B there or B circular. PGM

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   Apr 18

mama mondays: happy 6th birthday nick!

Our “baby” turned 6 on Saturday! Here’s a glimpse of what he did on his birthday: It’s also a teaser for what I’m going to be writing about on Wednesday. (Hint: there’s something special about the book!) Note that he’s wearing his new summer shirt from Grandpa and Grandma Beauclair, and swimming trunks, even though [...]

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   Apr 15

faith fridays: on lenten surprises and coming alive

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Dr. Howard Thurman I found this quote on p. 64 of Happy Catholic, a book I’ve been reading this past week, and it resonated powerfully [...]

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   Apr 14

debut of ‘an atheist and a catholic’ blog

Well, today is a big day for me and my friend Neece. We are both bloggers living hundreds of miles from one another collaborating to launch a new blog; one we feel may be fairly unique in all of blogging history. When else have two people with diametrically opposed worldviews had the courage to take [...]

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   Apr 13

writing wednesdays: blog anniversary!

I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since I started Peace Garden Writer, my break-off blog that really began here on Peace Garden Mama. I’ve truly enjoyed Writing Wednesdays and how it has evolved. And I thank you all for your part in that, through your gracious encouragement. I celebrate that and something else [...]

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