Faith, Hope, & Divine Mercy

CWBN topic this month is "How my faith helps me worry less." At that moment, I knew I needed to share my favorite prayer (all 5 words), and the devotion coming up the first Sunday after Easter EVERY year - which happens to be this Sunday!

Catching Flying Objects in My Sunday Best

"Much like the Prodigal Son (I know, not the Gospel reading today), we are given one last chance to turn to Our Father and beg His mercy on the sins we may have committed in our lifetime. And, I love the thought that I will get one. last. chance." I successfully got one faith-filled thought out of today, in between catching tossed objects, and stopping objects from being tossed!

Another Christian Role Model

Today is a pretty special day - in our family, it is my husband's birthday.  In the Catholic faith, it is also the day Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta becomes Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta.  So, I feel as though our family will be celebrating in style for two reasons! At a recent women's meeting, the chaplain … Continue reading Another Christian Role Model

Instructing the Ignorant

A few months back, our chaplain gave a homily during Sunday Mass which included a quote based on Pope Saint John XXIII's Coat of Arms.  The quote was, "See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little." Before his homily, I had decided to put my nose to the grindstone, and focus completely on myself, my individual … Continue reading Instructing the Ignorant

Military Life Meets a Corporal Work of Mercy

Every couple years, military families get the chance of a lifetime to pack up their households, move to unknown places, and put down roots until they are uprooted again.  Most military families take the time they prepare to move as a time to do some spring cleaning, whether it happens in the middle of the … Continue reading Military Life Meets a Corporal Work of Mercy