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"God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him."
(1 Jn 4:16)

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Taking a Break

I am going to be taking a break from blogging and most computer activity, indefinitely. God has blessed me with 6 wonderful children and I believe that my time spent on the computer is negatively affecting the amount of time that I spend with my children. What messages am I giving my children when I spend a lot of time on the computer? Why do I spend so much time working on websites and my blogs when I should be attending to my children, cleaning my house, or working in our garden? My mom was a wonderful mother and friend. I want to be more like her.

I once heard Fr. Corapi say that St. Teresa of Avila said that a little black box would ruin the family. Fr. Corapi mentioned that the black box was probably the television; I believe that it may be the computer. My family is not experiencing problems and I don't want it to do so.

Please say a Hail Mary for me. May God bless the families of those who read this post!

6 comments:

  1. Consider your Hail Mary said.

    I believe it was St. Elizabeth Ann Seton who forsaw the Black Box. And I'll bet it was anything techno and engrossing (computer, tv, ipod, blackberry, playstation, etc.)

    I stopped blogging myself. I gave it up for Lent and am staying away indefinitely, though of course I still read them!

    God Bless You!

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  2. Praying for you, Christine. And I totally understand. I'm there myself.

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  3. God bless you, Christine. Hail Mary...

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  4. We will be missing you, Christine!

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  5. OMgosh I feel this way too (except I only have 3 kids!)! I keep saying to myself "this is the last time I'm checking my blog or any blogs today"...I'm totally, completely, addicted.

    I'll slow down tomorrow...

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  6. Mary Ann, thank you for the correction.
    I will keep everyone in my prayers. Yes, I am still trying to take a break. I know that I am not succeeding.

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