Happy New Year! Yesterday we began the new liturgical year within the Church. It is an exciting time to say the least! As we begin our Advent journey towards Christmas and the celebration of Christ’s birth, it’s important that in the rush to prepare for … Continue readingHappy New Year!
Advent is a time of preparation- preparing our hearts, minds, and souls for the Christ-child who will one day offer each of us salvation through His sacrifice upon the cross. It is a time to quiet ourselves and reflect on God’s love and blessings. Advent … Continue readingAdvent: A Time of Repentance, Penance, and Renewal
This is the tenth of a series of posts reflecting line-by-line on the Anima Christi. As a mom of 5 kids, I am often plan ahead for things. My older girls dance competitively, and so each week, I transport the whole family to dance class. As … Continue readingLine By Line Prayer Reflection: Anima Christi, Part X
Have you made plans yet for Advent? Is Advent a spiritual time for you or is it all about shopping, decorating the house and the tree, Christmas parties, and so much more? Do you add anything to your spiritual routines during this time (much like … Continue readingYour Handy Dandy List to an Intentional Advent
With the birth of each successive child, my husband becomes more and more paranoid about finishing our will. And, rightly so, because with 5 children under 5 if something were to happen to both of us we would of course need an earthly angel to … Continue readingNot My Will, But Yours Be Done