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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: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Peach-Pie-2 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 »

On my knees

Do you ever feel like God is testing your faith? I know God doesn’t test us, but there are times when I feel so strong in my faith thatRead more »

Hangin’ with the original Catholic Sistas

Sometimes ya just gotta get creative to catch all the sisters in a photo! If you’ve ever read Jen Fulwiler’s Conversion Diary,Read more »

I Make People Uncomfortable

How’s that for the title of a post? The thing is, it’s true. I make people feel very uncomfortable because they don’t know quite “what”Read more »

Prayer on Autopilot?

One afternoon in February of this year, I left work to go to an ultrasound appointment.  Little did I know that day that it would be myRead more »

When Precious Blood is Spilled

This past Sunday, I attended Mass with my husband and 3-month old daughter as usual. And as usual, there were the reverent and irreverentRead more »

Fair isn’t always Equal

Before I became a stay-at-home mom, I was a middle school teacher.  At the beginning of every year, as we went through teacher training,Read more »