The Gratitude Project: Week 25

A little bit of reminiscing on the beauty of the island, and a realization this morning made me realize what I am most grateful for this week. What about you? For what are you most grateful this week?

The Gratitude Project: Week 24

"No matter how messy this world becomes, no matter how bleak our situations look, and no matter how busy we find ourselves, there is still One who loves us with unimaginable Love and Mercy! Which is the ultimate beauty of this world." Read more to see how the two Feast Days for the Catholic Church this past week inspired my Gratitude Post for this week. What are you grateful for this week?

Ardent Charity: How Mary’s Example Sets the Tone for Today’s Application

What does Mary's Ardent Charity mean for us centuries later? Well, I'm glad you asked! Charity isn't quite what society defines it as - instead, it is loving God above all things, and loving our neighbor above all things, all for the love of God. Explore more in this post on what it means to live "with Charity," as part of the Marian Virtue Series!

The Ultimate Example of Motherhood

"However, my job as a mother is to love unconditionally, and support my children in their endeavors - not physically, but emotionally and spiritually. My job is to pray for them, even if I am struggling to like their attitudes or their actions. My job is to be the mother they need.  She taught me motherhood isn't about me. Instead, it is about the little ones in my life - no matter how big they get." Thoughts on Mary for this, her Feast of the Queenship of Mary.

Beauty in the Mess in My Sunday Best

"The goal of this post is not to wallow in the messiness of life. Instead, it's to recognize that messiness, and give credit for the beautiful moments..." How a difficult Mass on Sunday has been gnawing at me, making me realize there is beauty in the messiness of life - and, we should all strive to accept both the beauty, and the mess.