A Mother’s Prayer

May 10, 2015 by

  ~ Lord Jesus Christ, give me the graces you bestowed upon your own Mother – that I may imitate her sweetness with my own children, and hold them as preciously as she holds You. Help me to be sensitive to their needs, to serve them with joyful humility, and to lead them to the Kingdom...

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What I Want for Mother’s Day

May 7, 2015 by

It was 6:15 when I heard toddler feet hit the floor, a small hand slide the door open, and a little voice break the silence, “Mama?” Andrew was out for a run so there was zero chance of successfully ignoring our early riser. A few tip toes into the hall and a swift pick up, I pulled him...

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Don’t Quit That Thing You Do

Apr 28, 2015 by

Keeping up with the Joneses is exhausting. I’ve caught myself nearly despairing that I’ll never achieve the same heights as those I once admired, and admittedly became jealous of at some point or another. Does a feeling inadequacy ever just get to you? Shoot you down to a point where...

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“Be Yourself My Sanctity”

Apr 14, 2015 by

“But I don’t wanna do Quiet Time,” my 3 year old moaned. 1:30 PM had already passed and I’m quite possessive of our designated silence-all each afternoon. I need the calm. “I know you don’t,” a feeble effort to validate him, “but everyone needs quiet...

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