Great news! There are some AWESOME gifts that young people will love and will allow them to reverently keep Christ in Christmas! I have come across some treasures, and I want to share them with you! And more good news - you could win some of these gifts! By commenting under this post which gift you want to purchase you are entered! Extra entries are possible as well! Best of luck to you … [Read more...] about Spiritual Stocking Stuffers for Children and Teens
This year, I'm going to think and reflect on Advent before I rush into Christmas. Don't get me wrong, I am super excited to Christmas shop, and fully embrace the season of secular madness. I'm a big kid and I love it. But this year, I am seeing a lot of Catholic bloggers talking about Advent - and that has been a wake up call for me. I need to think about what Advent is, and why Christians … [Read more...] about Getting Ready For Advent and Christmas!
As a child, I loved playing sports. I started playing tennis in the summer when I was seven, and when I was nine my parents signed me up for soccer. I loved them both. However, I was not so great in either. I kept at it though. I truly enjoyed playing. I also liked that there were other girls my age playing that shared my interest. I had hoped to become a part of their crowd. That didn't … [Read more...] about My Stupid Talent Was a Great Blessing
I'm so tired. Last week I told my husband I was skipping dinner to take a nap.. . and I actually did just that. I think about coffee all.the.time. Don't get me wrong, I'm happy. But my mantra lately has been more, "prayer, coffee, sleep" than "prayer, wine, chocolate"! My prayer life reflects the thoughts that follow. Lately my conversations with God have been on the lines of: "Dear God, … [Read more...] about Prayer, Coffee, Sleep.
About a year and a half ago I really knew nothing about blogging. A friend of mine suggested I look into it . . . and I shrugged it off. Then a few months later I bought an e-book and started talking to other bloggers. My interest was sparked, and it has opened up a whole knew world for me! I truly believe in the saying (attributed to Saint Catherine of Siena): "Be who God meant you to be and … [Read more...] about Writers I Have Come To Know, Admire and Respect: Blog Spotlight Series; Part 1
The First Prayer, Wine, Chocolate Retreat is next Sunday, October 30th! I am so looking forward to spending the day with everyone who signed up - and those of you that will sign up today! It is going to be a wonderful day of prayer and peace as well as friendship and fun. Everyone put the Blessed Mother in the window so we have sunshine and perfect weather! Here is the tentative schedule (all … [Read more...] about Prayer, Wine, Chocolate Retreat Agenda