Wednesday Just Desserts: Giving Drink to the Thirsty Thursday

One: I realized too late that a more worthy use of our practicing this particular corporal work of mercy would have been digging in couch cushions for loose change and giving it to a water-bearing charity that serves some nation where clean water is scarce. Well, next year. This is going to our community food cupboard.


Let’s just tell ourselves that the prune juice offsets the whole lemonade mix thing, shall we?

Two: By the time I got home from my NaPro appointment last night (Did I mention the two-hour each-way commute? Did I mention the long wait times to see this doctor who is worth every minute of the wait?), it was so late that we didn’t even do our Wednesday Just Dessert until tonight. Hence the Thirsty Thursday thing.

Three: Speaking of Thirsty Thursday, did you know that the best way to observe the celebration of the feast of Purim is to get to riproarin’ drunk that you no longer can tell the difference between cursing Haman and blessing Mordecai? Another reason Esther is one of my favorite books of the Bible…


About Erin McCole Cupp
Erin McCole Cupp is a wife, mother, and lay Dominican who lives with her family of vertebrates somewhere out in the middle of Nowhere, Pennsylvania. Her short writing has appeared in Canticle Magazine, The Catholic Standard and Times, Parents, The Philadelphia City Paper, The White Shoe Irregular, Outer Darkness Magazine, and the newsletter of her children’s playgroup. She is a contributor to and has been a guest blogger for the Catholic Writers Guild. Her other professional experiences include acting, costuming, youth ministry, international scholar advising, and waiting tables. When Erin is not writing, cooking or parenting, she can be found reading, singing a bit too loudly, sewing for people she loves, gardening in spite of herself, or dragging loved ones to visitors centers at tourist spots around the country. Find out more about her novels and other projects at .

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