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  1. Jesus, Change Our Hearts To Bear Good Fruit Prayer For The Week if May 2 — Pondering In My Heart - We have really gotten behind in our prayer posts. We had a good run–about four years of faithful Monday morning prayer posts. And then life really got crazy and we just couldn’t keep up the writing schedule. But, we have missed you all. And so, we are picking up the prayer posts again. I have […]
  2. Easter Lovelies Easter Lovelies - I know everyone’s favorite holiday is probably Christmas, because of the month-long hoopla and presents. Plus, it does boast the best soundtrack of any holiday.* Thanksgiving is quite the to-do as well, because families come from far and wide and gorge themselves on food until they fall into a tryptophan induced food coma. But, Easter. […]
  3. First Child vs. Ninth Child Encouragement For Your Parenting Journey -  Big Foot. Loch Ness Monster. Yeti.The Perfect Parent. All myths folks. This parenting thing is a journey. We all grow and change. We learn about who we really are–all our flaws and imperfections. Also our gifts and strengths. We learn about our kids–their gifts, their differences, their otherness. It’s a blessing, every single day. In […]
  4. What To Watch During Lent What to watch during Lent - We like movie time. There’s just something about piling as many people as possible on the couch and continually shushing the children who like to talk through movies about the movies. Being that this is the season of Lent, you may want to choose some films that drive home the virtues and intentions of the […]
  5. Perfect Love Casts Out Fear Want to hear a horrible story? - “Want to hear a horrible story?” This is how my priest should have begun his homily on Ash Wednesday. Because the story he told was indeed horrible. But the lesson has been chewing on my heart for days. It won’t let me go. When he was on a train from Southern India to Northern India […]
  6. Merciful Lent 40 Ways To Have A More Merciful Lent - When most people think about Lent they think about fasting. Lent equals giving up pleasures. But, Lent is just as much about taking something up as it is laying something down. It’s about giving….giving up, giving in, forgiving… Last year we shared 40 Things You Should Clean-Up For Lent. This is a year of mercy. […]
  7. Pinterest Boards To Follow 10 Pinterest Boards To Follow This Lent - Hey Mama! Need a little inspiration for Ash Wednesday, Lent, Holy Week and Easter? Here are 10 Pinterest Boards from the best Mommy blogger out there! Check these out: LENT AND EASTER by A Blog For My Mom Lent by MuffinDome Spring Into Easter by MuffinDome Domestic Church: Lent + Easter by Two O’s + […]
  8. Let's Talk About Lent, Baby. Let’s Talk About Lent, Baby. - Are you all ready for Lent? Candles, Stations of the Cross, alms box, extra special books for reading, journal? Are you all ready for your meatless meals and Fish Fridays? Can we talk Lent meal planning for a minute?  Specifically, Fish Fridays. Lent is about prayer, fasting and almsgiving. But unless you live in a […]