"Salvation begins in the home," says Patrick Sullivan. And, in this review of a Catholic-based parenting series, I felt empowered to continue raising my children with the values and emphasis on the spiritual matters, as much as the secular matters. Read more if you'd like an honest review of the parenting program, "Me & My House," developed by a Canadian Catholic evangelism team.
"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.
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?
"I'm always trying to find ways to incorporate faith-based products into our everyday life. Growing up, I would devour any and all tales of saints. And, starting in second grade, I became active in participating in the Mass. I started out in the choir, then moved into altar serving, and eventually found myself lectoring, reading, and being an all-hands-on-deck member of the community..."
If you are a Catholic mom, you do NOT want to miss this review of The Mass Box for ages 4-8, and as a Catholic woman, this is a reminder about the Catholic Mom Bundle - something in there for every Catholic family and every Catholic woman. Guaranteed!
"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?