Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Chicken Fajitas – Melina’s Way

These fajitas are a favourite with my family, well… at least most of them.  They are simple to make, which is important in a busy house when you are trying to multitask.  You know, finishing up the dishes so that you have enough to set the table – that sort of thing.  Of course, your …

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Grand-Melina

One year ago today I became a grandma!  What a great day and a wonderful year! In May of 2013, I was selling fudge with my oldest daughter at the Main Farmers’ Market in Ottawa when she handed me a book – Chicken Soup for the Grandma’s Soul .  What a happy day!  I remember being so excited …

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Rosary: Glorious Mysteries

The rosary is broken down into 4 sets of 5 mysteries each. The GLORIOUS MYSTERIES are: 1)  The Resurrection 2)  The Ascension of Jesus 3)  The Descent of the Holy Spirit 4)  The Assumption of Mary 5)  The Coronation of Mary They are to prayed on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sunday, or daily with the other mysteries.  

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Rosary: Sorrowful Mysteries

The rosary is broken down into 4 sets of 5 mysteries each. The SORROWFUL MYSTERIES are: 1)  The Agony in the Garden 2)  The Scourging at the Pillar 3)  The Crowning with Thorns 4)  The Carrying of the Cross 5)  The Crucifixion They are to be prayed on Tuesdays and Fridays, or daily with the other mysteries.

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Rosary: Luminous Mysteries

The rosary is broken down into 4 sets of 5 mysteries each. The LUMINOUS MYSTERIES are: 1)  The Baptism in the River Jordan 2)  The Wedding at Cana 3)  Proclamation of the Kingdom of God 4)  The Transfiguration 5)  The Institution of the Eucharist They are to be prayed on Thursdays, or daily with the other …

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Rosary: Joyful Mysteries

The rosary is broken down into 4 sets of 5 mysteries each. The JOYFUL MYSTERIES are: 1)  The Annunciation 2) The Visitation 3) The Nativity 4) The Presentation 5) The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple They are to be prayed on Mondays, or daily with the other mysteries.

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BUILDING A BUSINESS – #1- Follow your Passion

This sharing is from the first of Six Keys to Building a Successful Home-based Business. It all started the summer none of my kids found a summer job…not the 3 teenagers at home…not the 2 living away from home and going to school.  It was a sad thing for a mother to see.  Not to …

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Building a Successful Home-based Business

Building a home based business takes hard work, determination and time.  I’d like to share some of the keys to success that I’ve learned. 1.  FOLLOW YOUR PASSION Find a product or company that you adore.  Then you will enjoy what you do and inspire others to become passionate about your product.  We don’t always …

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My dad was schizophrenic

My dad was schizophrenic.  It wasn’t diagnosed until his later years.  Thinking back, of course, you can see signs that pointed towards it.  Dad was “special”, there was a history of unemployment, he was a talker but not much of a listener, he would get agitated if anyone disagreed with him, there were bouts of …

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The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

Sometimes I get so caught up in the drama of life in a large family that I forget. I forget about the blessings. God’s blessings in my life. There are many. And He gently reminded of that this morning during my morning walk/devotions. I started to list them to myself and suddenly the sun was …

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