This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy on my About Me page for more details. "I don't know what is going on, but Our Lady of Guadalupe is stalking me." I said this to my husband sometime in early 2017. I was sitting on the couch, scrolling through Instagram and her image was there . . . AGAIN. It had been something I started noticing months before. At first I'm sure I … [Read more...] about Our Lady of Guadalupe: Her Image Still Appears
I was provided product in exchange for honest opinions. There are affiliate links in this post. Please purchase through these links and support small businesses (including this blog)! Confession: I get caught up in the Christmas shopping, the music, the lights . . . and I often don't think much about Advent. I often think about my faith, but as far as "liturgical seasons"; I'm not , how … [Read more...] about Spiritual Stocking Stuffers 2017: Gift guide and Giveaway!
This article contains affiliate links. If you purchase from these links I make a small percentage . . . and I do a huge happy dance :) I have a confession to make: I just googled "when does Advent start"? So it probably isn't a big surprise that I get lost in the Christmas music, the shopping, visiting Santa and all the twinkle lights. Something tells me, I'm not the only one. I would probably … [Read more...] about Advent Prayer Journal Prompts for Busy Christians
This post contains affiliate links When my husband and I met with a young woman considering adoption last summer, we asked her if she had thought about a name for her unborn daughter. She said, "Siena". I had never considered that name for a child, but boy - was I impressed. What a beautiful name and an awesome patron saint a child with that name would have. That young woman … [Read more...] about Saint Catherine of Siena: Inspiring an Adoption Movement that is Brave, Compassionate and Supportive
This article contains affiliate links. The Be Yourself Journal can easily be used in a group setting. Some parishes are using it in small groups already!! Other moms are considering using it for a birthday party/ sleepover theme. Both are GREAT ideas and I encourage you to consider how you can share this journal in a fun way to a special young woman in your life! The Be Yourself … [Read more...] about “Be Yourself” Prayer Journal Parties for Girls: Themes, Prompts and Mini Lesson Plans
This article contains affiliate links. They say "to know someone is to love them". If this is true, which I believe it is, there are not many people in this world that love me better or more than my five-year-old son, Xavier. His innocence allows him to love me without boundaries or exceptions. He is honest, open and forgiving. He is also wise beyond his years. One day I was … [Read more...] about Innocent Wisdom: 3 Marital Lessons I Learned from My Son