The Key to Closeness with Christ

Apr 16, 2014 by

This Lent I’ve been receiving daily reflections from Fr. Robert Barron. This one just HIT me right in the soul – the most valuable things worth pursuing have nothing to do with wealth and acquiring more stuff. Read the excerpt from Fr. Barron and click Continue for the rest. They are...

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Count It Joy: How to Trudge through the Rest of Le...

Apr 11, 2014 by

By Jill Kotrba I like to think of myself as a simple person. Not too much ruffles my feathers or gets me worked into a tizzy but when it does, you had better duck. We all know the mile markers on the way to our own personal Meltdown City. Mine usually involve screaming kids, burnt food, wadded up...

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WoWW on Monday: Somebody Needs You

Mar 3, 2014 by

I highlighted the post below on my Facebook page yesterday, but it needs all the recognition it can get. The insight found therein goes so hand-in-hand with Lent, that it merited the transfer of Words of Wisdom to today. Whether it’s motherhood or being a wife, God beckons us to imitate...

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A Word of Wisdom

Feb 13, 2013 by

“At that time I had to struggle with many difficulties, but God was lavish with his graces.” – St. Faustina, The Diary #15 Whatever crosses I have, whatever struggles I will endure in life or even during this particular Lent, the only thing that will give me hope of overcoming...

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Lent: Being Pre-Prayered and Sacrificing My Will

Feb 11, 2013 by

So…Lent starts this Wednesday!? Per usual, it totally crept up on me and now I’m scrambling to figure out what to give up. I don’t think the decision has to be made BY WEDNESDAY – I definitely want it to be more meaningful than rushed, though I like the idea of sacrificing...

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Ash Wednesday & Lent in 2 Minutes

Feb 10, 2013 by

Coming our way in just a few days! Spread this video around!

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Not a total Black-Out, but a Great Minimalization

Mar 11, 2011 by

The yearly struggle with what to sacrifice for Lent came as expected. Facebook? The whole Internet? There’s no doubt about it that it’s the computer that I allow to stand in the way of my becoming a more disciplined person. I get so irked when others spend too much time online. And then...

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