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Mother's Day Monday Musings

1. One of my dearest friends spent her Mother's Day making funeral arrangements for her daughter. Her daughter had battled many health issues since birth, but had made great strides in the past few years: living on her own, getting her degree, landing a job. After a recent surgery, an infection took hold and she just did not have the strength to fight it. Please keep them in your prayers this week.

2. I got a Happy Mother's Day from 3 of my 5 kids. Those are pretty decent odds, given our family.

3. Spent a lovely weekend with Dear Husband doing stuff we love to do: antique shopping, wine-tasting, playing cribbage. Yes, we are dull people, but we are OUR dull people.

4. Our pastor, when he gave the blessings for the mothers at the end of Mass yesterday, reminded women who had conceived and lost a child to miscarriage that they should stand as well. Life begins at conception, he reminded us, and all women who have conceived are mothers. A lovely reminder.

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  1. I appreciate your pastor's comment about miscarriage. It has often seemed an inconsistency to me that we in the pro-life camp claim life begins at conception, yet too few of us mourn miscarried children.

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