The only proper attitude to have is love… Which means it’s fine to disagree, but not dig up old hurts. Which means it’s ok to feel hurt, but not to dishonor our husbands with our speech. Which means that we’re empowered to go beyond ourselves to see them experience a little bit of peace and relief. […]
Vocation involves monotony; there is so much sameness played on repeat; work and sleep without much in between, and I tell you what, I have been really feeling this reality lately. The moment my toes touch the floor, the morning is hurried and the rest of the day thrown together. The kids are my alarm as I […]
Happy Feast of St. Faustina (and Happy Birthday to my brand new 4 year old!). The Diary of St. Faustina is a powerful, eye-opening read that just pierces my soul and makes me focus on the next life instead of this one.
_______________________________________________________________ “I perform works of mercy in every soul. The greater the sinner, the greater right he has to My mercy…He who trusts in My mercy will not perish.” Christ to St. Faustina, from Divine Mercy in My Soul Sometimes I fall into the farce that I shouldn’t “trouble” God with my struggles because they’re […]
My 1-year-old is sick. Adding illness to his fiery temperament is like a chem experiment gone horribly wrong; the poor dear has screamed most of the weekend out of discomfort and anxiety that Mama might step more than 1 foot away. High fevers, shrill screams; and to be honest, enduring 60ish hours of this has […]
I don’t believe in coincidences. Not anymore. I used to – maybe a month ago, but recently my skepticism has met its match in too many “coincidences” to ignore. I don’t believe in coincidences because I can say with all certainty that my soul is being pursued; not just pursued though – chased and hunted […]