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7 Quick Takes Friday, Oct 25

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Quote For Today:

The essence of perfection is to embrace the will of God in all things, prosperous or adverse. In prosperity, even sinners find it easy to unite themselves to the divine will; but it takes saints to unite themselves to God's will when things go wrong and are painful to self-love.
- Saint Alphonsus de Liguori (1696-1787)

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The Color Run!  A while ago, I had committed myself to run this race; however, I was too late to sign-up and picked a different run (see #3 below).  But a parishioner asked if we could volunteer to throw the color at each of the kilometer markers - UM, yes - best part!  Also found out that one of my teens and another one of my great friends are both running - so a great choice!

that'll be us on November 17th!
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My 5K is coming up in just 36 hours!  I can't believe it's finally here.  I'm excited and nervous - hoping it goes well.  Running along the way!

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I've also already committed to another run with my brother in the Spring (either in NYC or Atlanta - depending on where his job brings him).  This might actually be the craziest part of the entire adventure that has been running the last 3 months!

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Last night we went to our Middle School Halloween party with the Catholic Campus Ministry students.  Here we are all dressed up (I was a flower girl - ie: hippie).

Here we all are!
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I just reserved this book - as an audio book...

Jane, get ready - cause here I come!

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Speaking of books - to feed my potentially unhealthy obsession with Lino Rulli and The Catholic Guy Show Podcasts (just listening to old ones from years ago - and they are funny!!!).  I'm going to read Sinner again (his book).  I've also decided I'll probably have to give him up for least I've prepped that just 4 months ahead of time!!!

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  1. I keep thinking I need to read some fiction and Pride and Prejudice keeps coming up. PLus my teen daughters have read it and It would be nice to read it with them and then discuss. My own in-house book club.


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