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Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 5

Lenten Photo Journal 2018: Week 5

I don’t know how you’re feeling about Lent this year, but it’s been kicking my butt.  Hard core. I’m not sure why that is, exactly.  It’s not like things around here have been terrible.  Nothing awful has happened.  Then again, nothing phenomenal has happened, either.  […]

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 […]

Favorite Catholic Podcasts for Women

Favorite Catholic Podcasts for Women

If you would have told me a year ago that there were Catholic podcasts to listen to, I’m not sure I would have believed you. If you had told me a year ago that I’d eventually have ten of them set to automatically download to my […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Saintly Friend & My View of the Canonization of St. Mother Theodore Guerin

A Saintly Friend & My View of the Canonization of St. Mother Theodore Guerin

Say you have this friend who is a really amazing person.  She’s brave, intelligent, faithful, and has a great sense of humor.  A prolific writer, her words are inspirational to everyone who reads them.  She stands up for herself and her friends against tyranny, but […]

Which Saint? How to Pick a Patron Saint for the School Year

Which Saint? How to Pick a Patron Saint for the School Year

We are big fans of our guardian angels in my house.  My kids ask their angels for help when they are faced with a big test at school or if they wake up in the night from a bad dream.  Before I go to bed, […]