An Unlikely Affirmation in My Sunday Best

"So, to the parent out there, wondering why we put in the manual labor, the grief, the heartache, and the struggle to get children out of the door and off to Mass on a weekly basis, take heart." While not planning on linking up this week, the unexpected affirmation I received after Mass made me realize - another parent may need the same reminder!

Beauty in the Mess in My Sunday Best

"The goal of this post is not to wallow in the messiness of life. Instead, it's to recognize that messiness, and give credit for the beautiful moments..." How a difficult Mass on Sunday has been gnawing at me, making me realize there is beauty in the messiness of life - and, we should all strive to accept both the beauty, and the mess.

The Gratitude Project: Week Three

This week's The Gratitude Project identifies one thing which is seemingly minor and insignificant, but plays a huge (positive) impact on our family's functioning! Don't miss it... and, don't forget to let me know in the comments - for what are you most grateful this week?

Shenanigans during Mass & My Sunday Best

Every time we sit, kneel, and stand in a Catholic Mass, there is a reason.  I have spent the past few years educating myself on the reasoning behind we do what we do at certain times, and credit a lot of that education with my ultimate decision to begin veiling last year - especially during the Consecration, … Continue reading Shenanigans during Mass & My Sunday Best