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Author Archives: Celeste Bowen

Celeste calls California's wine country home. She is a mother of four, artist, blogger, and special needs advocate.
The Blessing of Annulment

UNYOKED: The Blessing of Annulment

The preceding breakdown of a marriage, the final break down that led to the divorce, and the aftermath can leave a person of faith feelingRead more »

WhereIsYourSpouse

UNYOKED: Where is your Spouse?

We can’t know what was taking place in someone else’s marriage that ultimately made it end in divorce, and really it’s not our business toRead more »

Unyoked - Healing after Divorce

Unyoked: Healing after Divorce – A 2019 Catholic Sistas Series

If you happen to be a faithfully practicing Catholic, and are also a divorcee, you may experience a certain awkwardness while stillRead more »

Roasted Acorn Squash with Cranberry Rice Medley

A food that I’m really fond of using is squash because it’s so versatile. You can use so many different squashes in so manyRead more »

Meatless Meals That Will Make You Drool in 2018

How’s it going so far? A few of my friends swear by McDonald’s Fillet of Fish for Fridays in Lent. Who am I to judge?!Read more »

Granting Myself Grace & Resting in God

Can I share with you one of my biggest struggles? It’s patience. Having patience both with my children, but even more so with myself. IRead more »

October Planner and Printables

Are you one for trends? I’m not much of a trend follower myself. But I do admit that I’m a bit head-over-heels for the plannerRead more »

Archangels Prayer & FREE Printables

The feast day of the Archangels, or more commonly known as Michaelmas, is September 29. The archangels Gabriel, Raphael, and Michael allRead more »

Immaculate Heart of Mary Tutorial

The excitement over the tutorial for the Sacred Heart painting encouraged me to make one for the Immaculate Heart as well. I’mRead more »

Special Needs Parenting, Solo

Parenting is hard work for any person, whether you have one, or two or 8 or 12 children. You learn to strategize, categorize needs,Read more »

Paint Your Own Sacred Heart

My family has many different religious statues, icons and images in our home but we were lacking one of the Sacred Heart. I’d neverRead more »

Moving as a Special Needs Family

The process of moving a family is a huge undertaking. For a typical family it can be stressful, anxiety inducing, and full of theRead more »

Remembering Our Lady’s Sorrows

Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, “This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, andRead 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 »

Holy Spirit Cupcakes

April is the month of the Holy Spirit, and on it’s heel comes Pentecost Sunday wherein we’ll observe the feast of the Holy Spirit settlingRead more »