Bold, Brave, Catholic: A Call to Action

"Through the 'Bold, Brave, Catholic' series, it is my hope that the words others write will assist someone else on their journey of faith." Based on a whisper in my heart, and a moment in which I was led to stand up for my Catholic Faith, I am creating a new series - and, spearheading a movement to "Be bold. Be brave. Be Catholic." Will you join this movement?

Gifts to the Manger: Finding and Embracing Our Gifts

"On today's Feast of Epiphany, I encourage you, dear reader, to join me in writing down three gifts - three talents - you have been given, which can be used for the Glory of God. Place that list prominently, and use it to guide you in creating your resolutions for 2019." Tackling a deeper meaning and reminder behind today's Feast of Epiphany and my favorite Christmas carol! What are your gifts?

A Mother’s Blemished Hands: Thoughts on Motherhood to Start 2019

"Unlike Mary, as a mother, my hands are blemished... Through prayer, actions of love, and trust in God's plan, I will work on turning the blemishes into holiness." Kicking off 2019 with a reminder of the example of Mary, Mother of God.

A Simple Invitation: A Lesson Learned this Advent Season

"Advent is a time where we are encouraged to go deeper into a relationship with God - to take what faith you have been given, and to go deeper."

Today, I explore some of the deep, intense thoughts which have plagued my mind for several weeks - and, hopefully impart some inspiration from a dear friend, as well as some I have found while spending time in prayer.

How to “Advent Like a Boss”: A Review of “Until I Rest in You,” and a Family Based Project

Being intentional about living in the season of Advent before Christmas lead me to 2 different product reviews - one for the mama, one for the family! Check 'em out, and let me know... how do *you* plan to Advent Like a Boss this year?