Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Pilgrim by Blood and by Heart: On the Discovery of My Mayflower Roots This Thanksgiving

That’s right, Mayflower roots. I could barely believe it myself. Those of you who have been following this blog know that my hobby is genealogy. Serendipitously I recently came across some information about a couple of ancestors from my Grandma Pearl Walker’s … Continue reading

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For the Poor in Spirit

  The first day in this month of November is observed in the Catholic Church as All Saints Day. The Gospel reading for that day featured Jesus preaching the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5:1-12. The very first Beatitude is … Continue reading

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