Today on the Feast of All Souls, I will be praying for our loved ones – that any will be hastily released from Purgatory and experience full joy with Christ. See the entire collection of “Monday Morning with the Saints” on Pinterest.
Today I’m just thrilled to feature Annie Deddens on The Catholic Wife! Annie and her husband John-Paul started and currently run the wonderful Pray More Novenas ministry and Annie write at her own blog Catholic Wife, Catholic Life offering her own thoughts as well as syndicating others’. Written by Featured Guest, Annie Deddens One of the most harmful […]
The smallest act has infinite value when offered to the Lord.
by Erin Franco at Humble Handmaid I used to hate NFP. I hated waking up to take my temperature every morning. Later, the rainbow of special stickers to keep track of, and having to fold the toilet paper every single time into those neat, flat layers of tissue. The charts that became such a […]
Andrew and I were passing ideas back forth – sweets, alcohol, eating between meals. What to give up for Lent? I could do the typical, but I want this year to be different. I want to thrill in Easter joy on a level deeper than Reese’s and the relief that the strife is o’er. So I […]
At this stage of writing, I’m not reading many blogs because I need to keep my head down, nose to the grindstone. But these…these posts from the minds and souls of others need to be spread out and taken in. For those seasons of marriage when the storms rage a little harder than normal… […]
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 something at the […]
As a theology major, I earned my degree turning thousands of pages of spiritual reading – reflections of saints, papal documents, and biblical exegesis. I remember highlighting quotations that struck me, whole paragraphs of intricate wording that spoke right to my soul. It’s important to continue being a student of the Catholic faith always, reading […]
In our house, I’m the yard person. I cut the grass, trim the hedges, spruce and primp, and I’m unstoppable with a leaf blower. My childhood Saturdays were spent on the lawn in some way and in spite of how arduous it seemed then, tending the outside is my favorite household chore now. I’m no […]