A Simple Invitation: A Lesson Learned this Advent Season

"Advent is a time where we are encouraged to go deeper into a relationship with God - to take what faith you have been given, and to go deeper." Today, I explore some of the deep, intense thoughts which have plagued my mind for several weeks - and, hopefully impart some inspiration from a dear friend, as well as some I have found while spending time in prayer.

No Prayer is Wasted

"No prayer is wasted." That teaching kept coming back to me as I drafted this post on today's Feast of All Souls.  Yesterday, the Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of All Saints, and hot on its heels is today's celebration - celebrating those whose souls are in Purgatory. One of the biblical justifications of Purgatory can … Continue reading No Prayer is Wasted

Grace of Faith (Day 19)

Today's word of the day was going to be faith.  As days pass, the more I realize just how heavily I rely on my faith.  My faith sustains me - it keeps my anxiety at bay, allows me to focus on the present and my vocation as a wife and mother, and it gives me hope … Continue reading Grace of Faith (Day 19)

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Last October, I briefly wrote about reciting the Rosary, and October as the Month of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary.  Today, on the 7th of October every year, the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.  For more information on that feast day, I like the synopsis found on the Catholic … Continue reading Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary