Knocking Down Brick Walls: An Invitation to Church

"Church is a constant reminder that there is something - dare I say Someone - far greater than me. There is a purpose for living life that doesn't include chasing only things which will make me feel good. To put it bluntly, Church..." A conversation with my Kindergartner sparked some swirling thoughts this week - which I explore more in today's post. Will you join me at church this weekend?

The Plans of (Wo)men, and Other Things that Make God Laugh

The Plans of (Wo)men, and Other Things that Make God Laugh - How I made a plan, and then God revealed His hand... An update about my blog.

Starting at Home: Be the Change You Want to See

"And, if you are a spouse or parent, and the world is heavy right now, impacting your ability to be a kind, gracious, patient spouse or parent, this Catholic mom and blogger gives you permission to walk away from the negativity. Turn off the television, or turn it to Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood or reruns of Mr. Rogers. Walk away from social media for a while." In today's piece, I tackle the weight of the world - and share an important reminder of how our roles impact us... and, impact the world. Change starts at home.

Not Your Average Fast: Some Non-Traditional Methods of Religious Fasting

"I have learned that, in order to truly fast for religious reasons, the key is to be intentional! It doesn't matter if you give one thing up for forty days, or perform various small acts of penitential fasting every day, changing things up a bit according to what's going on in your life." If you are looking for some alternatives to the traditional fasting for religious reasons, you do not want to miss out on the suggestions contained within this post! How do you fast on a regular basis?

Back-to-School: A Guide to the Best Inspiration for the Christian Mom

"We, as moms, strive to be everything to everyone. We try to make home as comforting as possible, we try to ensure our children are ready for whatever life may present, and we try to create a life where memories are made. Sometimes, we have to also recognize when we are in need of a little inspiration, whether it is inspiration for ourselves, or the other mama in the thick of things." In this post, I tackle some ideas to perhaps plant a mustard seed to help evangelize and uplift the mama who is ready to embrace the "Back to School" change!