GRATEFUL GIRL'S THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
Well, the best laid plans oft go kaput, now, don't they?
I mean, you can map out the perfect college visit trip and line up tours in an orderly and logistically logical fashion... and then it'll pour like the dickens under a cold, dank sky the entire time you're schlepping around campuses. Hmpf.
Or, you can make the homemade wedding soup, sauce, lasagna, bread (including an extra loaf for the homemade croutons), veggie bake and get the ham in the oven at just the right time and temp for serving a holiday feast ... and the electricity will go out just before dinner time and smash the whole scene like a hard-boiled egg shell. More hmpf.
Or, you can find the perfect little shoes that complement your new dress impeccably to offset the belt, jacket and tights that will top off your brand new outfit for Mass just right ... and as you get ready to jump in the car to leave; they are nowhere to be found. #wheretheheckdidiputthose
Grr and final hmpf. Guess what? If these are our biggest troubles in life...we are blessed beyond imagination. Here are some tips for embracing the missteps in life:
Sweating the small stuff never caused an ounce of weight loss ... nor any other good outcome, either, so you might as well stop. #sillinessrules
Ps 118:24-R. Alleluia, alleluia. This is the day the LORD has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it. Gospel Mt 28:8-15-Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed, and ran to announce the news to his disciples. And behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them. They approached, embraced his feet, and did him homage. Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid. Go tell my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me."
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