Category: Faith & Inspiration

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 6

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 6

Well, this has been a very Lent-y week, friends.  Highs and lows, lots of fun and lots of trials.  Our oldest went on a band trip to New Orleans and the younger ones spent the night at their grandma’s.  I participated in the Florida Eucharistic […]

A Wrinkle In Time: An Honest Review from a Catholic Perspective

A Wrinkle In Time: An Honest Review from a Catholic Perspective

It’s always a little unnerving when a well-loved novel gets a cinematic makeover, isn’t it? It can go so, so well. But it can also leave you feeling disappointed, confused, and even saddened when what you see on the screen doesn’t adequately reflect what you loved about […]

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 4

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 4

I’d just like to state for the record that, even though I’ve been sick as a dog this week, I only missed one day of the photo journal.  Not too shabby! What do you say we get right to it? Friday of Week 4 – […]

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 3

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 3

This week has really brought a bit of introspection for me.  Maybe it was hormones, PMS, the fact that my husband was out of town…who knows?  But he is back now, so at least that part of my world is right again. Let’s dive right […]

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 2

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 2

The first full week of Lent is behind us.  How is it going for you?  It’s a suuuuuper Lenty Lent around here.  Kid #4 with the flu, a million obligations…the usual stuff.  But for some reason, I’m struggling this year.  Maybe it’s because I was […]

Finding Joy in the Teen Years

Finding Joy in the Teen Years

I recently Googled “parenting teens” just to see what would come up. To my complete lack of surprise, here are some of the articles that popped up on the first page: Dealing with Difficult Teens 5 Mistakes Parents Make with Teens A Parent’s Guide to […]

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 1

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 1

And just like that, it’s Lent again.  Journey with me as I follow along with Catholic Sistas and their annual Lenten Photo Journey (click the link if you’d like to play along, too)!  I’ll be posting my entries here on the blog every Friday, so […]

Pray, Fast, Give: Lent 2018

Pray, Fast, Give: Lent 2018

When I think of how my life has changed since the last time Lent came around, I smile. Not because I think the holy season of Lent is a barrel of monkeys or anything.  Forty days of focusing on prayer and fasting doesn’t sound like […]

May the Choirs of Angels Come to Greet You

May the Choirs of Angels Come to Greet You

“May the choirs of Angels come to greet you, may they speed you to paradise.  May the Lord enfold you in His mercy.  May you find eternal life.”  Song of Farewell by Ernest Sands More times than I can count, I have sung these words […]

Chosen and Called

Chosen and Called

Have you ever had one of those mornings?  Nothing truly catastrophic had happened, but minor irritation followed minor irritation and by 9:15, I felt like I was teetering on the brink.  Sound familiar? Yesterday morning was one of those for me.  Driving to work, though, […]