Bold, Brave, Catholic: A Poem

My latest installment of "Bold, Brave, Catholic" is written by a dear friend and fellow Catholic wife and mother. After experiencing a miscarriage, she felt moved to contribute to the "Bold, Brave, Catholic" series, praying her words will reach another woman who may be struggling through similar circumstances. Please read and share with a woman you may know may need the encouragement!

Scents, Mother’s Day, & Fatima: Thoughts on Faith

"Once upon a time, I wrote about not praying the Rosary as I should - or, even as I advocate. With the thoughts swirling of scents, of today's feast day, and faith, I am brought back to a desire to pray the Rosary. I want to shower Mary, the Mother of Jesus, with all the roses I am able. As she shines brightly for so many, ultimately she points those of us who believe in Christ back to her Son..."

Thoughts on my faith life, spurred by scents and today's Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.

Bold, Brave, Catholic: Living Like Others are Watching

"Remember that we aren’t all called to great things in the eyes of the world. You should think about the areas where you are fearful and examine why that is. Start small. Bold and brave means different things to a shy introvert and a sassy extrovert." Today, I am featuring the sage words of wisdom from Leslie at A Life in Every Limb. Read more to find what makes her bold, brave, Catholic - and, her words of encouragement for you, too!

What the Catholic Church has to Offer Me: The Sacraments

"In a nutshell, the Catholic Church offers sanctifying grace through the outward signs given to Her (the Church) by Christ Himself... but, that's a cliche answer... So, here with what all the theological underpinnings mean for me - the woman behind the words..." Linking up for Allison's series "What Does the Catholic Church Really Have to Offer Me?"

Bold, Brave, Catholic: Finding Strength in Prayer and the Word

I invite you to join in on this new series of "Bold, Brave, Catholic" individuals who are living in normal, everyday situations, but in a Bold, Brave, Catholic manner.