"I realized Christ knew I would need His fortification from my last Precious Host to carry me into this next stage of Lent..." Explore more about my thoughts on the Eucharist and Spiritual Communion in my latest.
Preparing to Enter the Desert: A Book Review of “A Lenten Journey with Mother Mary”
"...As I share my insight of what I have experienced so far, I will say that A Lenten Journey with Mother Mary will definitely invite readers to experience a sense of wonder, while deepening their relationship with the Blessed Mother. And, in my personal opinion, to know and love Mary is to know and love her Son, Jesus..." Read more about the latest book review in time for Amazon Prime shipping to get it to your doorstep on Ash Wednesday!
Giving Up My Heart’s Desires: #WorthRevisit in Time for Lent
"For the first time in my cradle-Catholic life existence, I truly felt I walked away from Lent with an understanding of what it means to sacrifice - not in a painful sacrificial way, but perhaps in a manner which was more spiritually connected with the reason and the introspective nature of Lent." Today, I'm revisiting a post as part of #WorthRevisit I previous wrote about non-traditional fasting, and explore another approach to the three pillars of Lent.
More thoughts on Ardent Charity: How Mary’s Example Sets the Tone for Today’s Application
"However, in the midst of thoughts on the three pillars of Lent: Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving, our chaplain remarked on something which has stuck with me.
He stated, 'Almsgiving is, simply...'"
Today's piece is a review of a previously published piece - simply because the chaplain's homily forced me to go back and contemplate the greatest theological virtue.
How will you focus on almsgiving in light of this information, during Lent 2018?
#WorthRevisit: The Military Way of the Cross (The Gratitude Project: Week 34)
"If you have followed my blog any length of time, you'll know I am a proud Army wife, and a proud Catholic Christian... The project I undertook, to have it released for this Lent, was not undertaken without some sacrifice on my part."
Today's #WorthRevisit is a look back at The Military Way of the Cross, and how that project was one that, although challenging, makes me a more grateful blogger.