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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Principles for a Peaceful, Pleasant Marriage

My husband came home from work the other day and told me that a younger, unmarried coworker asked him if he liked being married.  IRead more »

In which I feel incapable

When I had my son, I was all about breastfeeding. I was eager for the bonding that would come from our time together, and I was happy thatRead more »

Neonatal Nurses: Caring for the most vulnerable in our world when they emerge too soon

On January 31, 2010 I gave birth to two beautiful baby girls 8 weeks early.  Although one of them never came home, I owe every moment IRead more »

On having a large family…

“Behold, children are a gift of the Lord; The fruit of the womb is a reward.” Psalms 127:3 Early in our 37 year marriage, my husband and IRead more »

Bats in the belfry…

So, last time I posted it was the jackhammers.  I know you’re dying for an update – so I have to say it is getting a littleRead more »

Mary’s Sinlessness and Our Salvation

Sinless suffering. Have you ever thought about what it would have been like if Mary hadn’t been sinless?  After pondering on Jesus’sRead more »

Splendid Sundays

On this, the ten year anniversary of 9/11, we remember those who have gone before us. God, have mercy on us! As part of our bloggingRead more »

The Beauty of Truth

I plucked a red pepper out of the garden yesterday.  It was well formed with rounded quadrants at the top and bottom.  The skin was soft,Read more »

What readers are saying…

“Great blog!” “…I only wish that a blog like this existed when we were raising our 6 children. I’m going toRead more »

What do you want of me, Lord?

Mary and Jesus I came to the realization recently, in my countdown to age 30, that I’ve spent a substantial amount of time these pastRead more »

Happy Birthday, Mary!

Happy Birthday, Mary! Today, September 8th, we recognize and celebrate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary- our mother and the mother ofRead more »

Heavenly Spam

Man… it’s been one of those weeks on the back of a couple of those weeks. You know the kind, when a trip to the restroom- awayRead more »

Christ Does Not Call Us To Be June Cleaver

Image Source: On a perfect day, I would get up well before my family to get dressed andRead more »

In Weakness I am Strong

Ten years ago, I gave up my career as a publisher to be a stay-at-home mother. My first few years as a mother of three young children were,Read more »

Splendid Sundays

Did you know every three years we read nearly the entire Bible through Mass? As part of our blogging schedule, we have agreed as a groupRead more »