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 — […]

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 […]

Scripture Sunday: The heritage of sons

So, with working weekends, along with having my Kennedy Kaboodle, getting to Mass has become incredibly difficult on Saturday or Sunday. This makes me sad, since it truly is a solace in my life — a source of peace, refreshment, and communion with others. Over the past couple of days, I’ve felt the need to […]