Praise for my oldest daughter:Saints and Scripture Sunday

Abby and Adam Today, 15 years ago, I welcomed my first daughter into the world, with open arms. Once we made it through the initial few months of breastfeeding and adjusting to being a working momma, she was an easy, laid back toddler. (nothing like Rachel!) She didn’t walk until after her first birthday — […]

Let’s Go, Lent! Special Edition Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

No, it’s not Sunday, but it’s one of the most important days in our Catholic calendar: Ash Wednesday.As I’ve grown older, and hopefully more mature, this day means so much more to me than ‘What are you giving up for Lent?” Instead of forgoing chocolate, or Cokes, I like to use Lent as a time […]

Saints and Scripture Sunday: The Love Edition

Saints and Scripture Sunday

You knew it was coming …… on Valentine’s Day, how could I NOT discuss anything else?? Matthew 19:4 – 6He answered and said, “Have you not read that the one who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female’, and said, “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and […]

Saints and Scripture Sunday: Corporal Works of Mercy

Saints and Scripture Sunday

I talk often of how I feel I’ve been called to be a wife and mother — for the most part, I embrace it whole heartedly. Sometimes, however, I get discouraged by the mundane tasks of marriage and motherhood. I need to ‘keep it simple’, and remember that imitating Christ begins at home. Matthew 25:34-40Then […]

Pure and Simple, but not always easy: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

There’s a few of my posts that are inspired by my job as a nurse …. some funny, some scary, and some poignant. Tonight’s issue hit a little close to home, as a mother of a teenage girl. Young girl comes in tonight, with Dad, and has a totally tough girl attitude. Hat on, shuffle […]

Saints and Scripture Sunday: It’s Harder Than It Looks

Saints and Scripture Sunday

It’s easy to only put the best of yourself out for the public eye. I’ve suffered from many a blog envy, and been refreshed to see/read about folks who have issues. I am SO NOT PERFECT …. never have been, never will be. Striving for perfection is a fruitless goal, although some of us get […]

Saints and Scripture Sunday: Let’s Get Started!

Saints and Scripture Sunday

I’ve always heard that if you want to learn more about something, volunteer to teach about the subject. My Catholic faith is incredibly important to me, although I haven’t the best example to my children as of late. One of my goals this year is to get to Mass more often, learn more about my […]