Tag Archives: Mary Ann L. Smith

Do Something Big – Be the Answer!

May 10, 2013

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Do Something Big – Be the Answer!

As a follow-up to my post on Monday about “That Girl,”  Annie is able to have her bone marrow transplant surgery thanks to an international donor and the wonderful mission of “Be the Match,” the National Bone Marrow Registry.  This one person was the answer to a family’s prayer, this one person has the power […]

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A Prayer for “That Girl”: A Prayer for Annie

May 6, 2013

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Everything a girl should be

Many of us remember the wonderful show of “That Girl,” the 60’s sitcom of an all American girl we tuned into each night.  She was funny, independent, strong and just plain loveable. Just like the theme song: “Chestnuts, Rainbows, Springtime… It’s That Girl She’s tinsel on a tree… She’s everything that every girl should be!” […]

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“Mary” Came A-Calling

May 3, 2013

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Leading the daily procession

There is a saying for those who go to Lourdes: “When Mary calls, you will go.” Last October when the Western Region of the Order of Malta mailed out the volunteer applications for the 2013 Pilgrimage, my husband completed and return the application immediately.  He also included an application for our 13-year old daughter.  The […]

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Spiritual May Day Bouquet – A Prayer is Answered

May 1, 2013

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My favorite month!  It is the month of “Mary” – the month of the Blessed Mother, also knows as Our Lady of Lourdes. Today, my husband and our thirteen-year old daughter arrived in Lourdes, France to volunteer for the International Order of Malta’s annual pilgrimage.  It is a journey where they will support a group […]

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