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Memorial Day: In Honor of Their Sacrifice

“Greater love has no one than this; that one lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 Today on Memorial Day we remember thoseRead more »

Joan of Arc Puppet Show

When it comes to saints, Joan of Arc is high on my list of favorites. There are so many things about her that I admire. She was open toRead more »

The Real War on Women: ISIS’s Slaves

The Catholic Church teaches us that the highest expression of love is self-gift.  This teaching flows from Christ’s gift of himselfRead more »

May: The Month of Mary, Mother of God

In April, we looked at the devotion to the Holy Eucharist and Holy Spirit. This month, the Church asks us to turn towards Mary, Mother ofRead more »

The Four Keys to Everlasting Love: A Book Review

Can your marriage be better? Are you looking for something you can read and discuss with your spouse? Are you looking for something to helpRead more »

Viral Photos Change the Sacred to the Profane

A perfect example of how we’re now more focused on documenting our lives than living them. (Photo by John Blanding of The BostonRead more »

REVIEW: The Story of Civilization – Volume I – The Ancient World

PRODUCT The Story of Civilization – Volume I – The Ancient World COMPANY TANRead more »

Janalin’s Homeschool Day in the Life

We have been homeschooling for four years now and some of my favorite blog posts related to home education are the “How to”Read more »

The Magnificent Tree: A Transformation Fable

There once was a magnificent tree standing tall and strong in the middle of the forest. Its trunk was wide and sturdy and reached towardRead more »

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready? Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour. Matthew 25:13 As an expectant mother, I am asked this questionRead more »

Mercy in Our Stories

The word mercy has been falling into my lap a lot lately. One of the books I read during Lent was Pope Francis’ The Name of God isRead more »

Seven Reasons to Subscribe to Mothering Sunshine

There is a new blog that has sprung onto the smorgasbord of resources for Catholic moms.  It’s called MotheringRead more »

Approaching Communion with the Faith of a Child

This past weekend, my oldest daughter, Rose, received her First Holy Communion. My husband and I were primarily responsible for preparingRead more »

St. Hot Mess

“Be who God meant you to be, and you will set the world on fire.” -St. Catherine of Siena St. Catherine of Siena’s famous quote isRead more »

A Miniature Marian Garden

The Kansas winds have blown  spring in and we have been working in our raised bed gardens planting what will hopefully keep us inRead more »