The Joy of being a Mother: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

John 16:21When a woman is in labor, she has pain, because her hour has come. But when her child is born, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy of bringing another human being into the world. For Mother’s Day, there couldn’t be a more beautiful and appropriate verse. As the proud mother […]

Leave your anxiety at the door: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Proverbs 12: 25 Anxiety weighs down the human heart, but a good word cheers it up. As a mother, I can be plagued with anxiety. From the time of conception, we are consumed with worry about our children, sometimes to the point of being crippled. We fret about what to eat while pregnant, what to […]

Lessons for today’s young ladies:Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

1 Timothy 2:9-10I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.  1 Timothy 4:12Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the […]

Give Up Keeping Score: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

So, this past week, I’ve been feeling a little off-kilter. My house has been a complete disaster, and I just can’t seem to get caught up. I can’t get all of the things accomplished that I want, and as a result, I’ve been snippy and grumpy with my family. (what? me? never?) I did a […]

Divine Mercy Sunday: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Every Catholic knows this image, and I’ll bet a lot of you may have grown up with this image in your homes. This is known as the Image of Divine Mercy,  given to Saint Maria Faustina in the 1930s. The Image represents the outpouring of the graces of Divine Mercy upon the world, especially in […]