Giving a gift of faith can be an act of love and spark inspiration. There are so many talented artisans channeling the gifts God gave them and creating awesome products that not only glorify the Lord, but also fit right in with modern trends. So, in the spirit of giving . . . I want to give you some ideas of gifts that you can add on to what you already bought, or be given alone, that really … [Read more...] about Planting the Seed of Faith with a Trendy Gift (and a chance to win free shopping)
I can remember being young and sometimes wondering, in certain situations, what is the RIGHT thing to do? As I reflect on the past - whether it was in grade school or this year - sometimes the RIGHT choice - is not always obvious or crystal clear. Most of us want to do the right thing. In my mind and heart - the right thing is synonymous with God's will. Thankfully, as I have aged, most … [Read more...] about What is God’s Will?
Do you always feel busy? Lately I certainly do! Since all of our relationships need nourishment - our relationship with the Lord is no exception. I really need the reminder to spend some time with Him - no matter how much is on the "to-do" list. Speaking of a "to-do" list - I often find myself feeling more productive and focused when I write one! Our prayer life can feel more productive and … [Read more...] about Building Your Own Prayer Journal Kit
I have been yearning to write this post for a while - and was finally motivated this morning when I saw this article: Why Are Catholics Notoriously Bad at Fellowship? As a young "middle-schooler", one of my best friends used to say she couldn't play that night day or evening because she was going to "fellowship". Sometimes, she would even invite me and I would go. If that never happened, I'm … [Read more...] about Seven Ways Catholics Can Mix Faith and Fellowship
As I turned my car onto the grounds of The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, I stopped to take this picture. I was drawn to it. I had to look at it and admire the beautiful sky behind it; and I thought - I need to share it. I also thought, I'm late - and I should post this picture on Facebook so that I could say, "I'm here! I made it!". I drove further until I could see the Church … [Read more...] about 10 Lessons I Learned From the Queen of Heaven
This article contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support! Time to relax and just be is something I love and need to plan. I am always thinking about what needs to get done, and relaxing is difficult for me. But, when I plan it, I enjoy it. I know ahead of time that I need to get things done before what I have scheduled, and that I need to rest to recharge my batteries. My … [Read more...] about How to Host a ‘Sip and Script’ Party: Prayer Journaling with Friends