This post contains affiliate or associate links with several businesses (which means if you shop through the links, I earn a small commission). As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. One of my favorite posts to write as a blogger is a Christmas gift guide. For the past 4 years, I have written a huge post called "Spiritual Stocking Stuffers" and … [Read more...] about The Best Catholic Gifts to Give this Christmas
Faith can move a mountain? Then why are all the mountains staying right where they are? Does no one have faith? For years, I never really "got" Matthew 17:20. I tend to take things way to literally. Thankfully, I didn't give up on faith since I didn't see flying mountains on a regular basis . . . or ever. My faith has been such a comfort to me my whole life. Even when I felt lonely, I truly … [Read more...] about The Mountains That Faith Can Move
Even if today is cloudy and rainy; we can all brighten up someone else's day! Here are some ways you can be a ray of sunshine today! Smile at people - really smile at them. Compliment someone's outfit, shirt, or shoes. Tell a person you really like his or her name. Give someone chocolate. Listen to a person without interrupting. Tell a joke - even if it's corny. When you get up to get … [Read more...] about 25 Ways to Be A Ray of Sunshine
This time of year we tend to look at our financial situation and attempt to balance between what we should buy and what we would really love to purchase. We live in a culture that is so abundant in material possessions that it's not unusual to hear a radio advertisement asking the listener, "what do you get for the person who has everything?". This is a phrase that convinces a customer to buy … [Read more...] about How God Provides
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!