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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 »

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 »

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 »

Prayer Changes Things

Last week was a long week.  On Monday my oldest son had ear surgery, my second son left our homeschool for Catholic schools, my mother inRead more »

Jesus loves the little children

* * * But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” MatthewRead more »

Commanded to Love Mary

As Catholics, we wholly love our triune God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.  Every day  we attend mass we literally sit at theRead more »

Mars, Venus, and… jackhammers.

I’ll be honest – I’ve never blogged before.   I’m not much of  a writer, in fact the entire act of writingRead more »

Here I Am Lord, Send Me…As Long As It’s Where I Want to Go

“There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens.”  Ecclesiastes 3:1 The start of aRead more »

Everything for the love of Him

How can I cultivate my relationship with God more? That thought runs through my mind frequently- usually when I crash on the couch after aRead more »

Mercy and Justice -or- My Perfect Confession

+JMJ+ I’m Catholic and have been since birth.  My faith has always been part of the definition of me.  That being said, in May 2010Read more »

Who Am I?

This past Saturday, my husband & I were sitting on the couch just having a general day. I can’t remember what started theRead more »

If only he’d gone about things differently…

As I nervously sat down in my first RCIA (Roman Catholic Instruction for Adults) session, the last thing I expected to hear from one of theRead more »