Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich & Seasonality

Quote, in context: As there is an earthly year with its seasons, an earthly nature with its creatures, its fruits and its peculiar properties; so also does there exist an economy of a higher order for the restoration of our fallen race.  It has innumerable graces and means of salvation […]

Walking with Purpose by Lisa Brenninkmeyer

Walking with Purpose Lisa Brenninkmeyer Main idea: Stop the spin cycle of repeating the same sins, and find purpose in your walk toward Christ as a wife and mother by trying to reorganize your priorities: God, your heart, marriage, children, household, friendships, and outside activities.  Get these seven priorities straight, […]

Stay-at-home Bottle Feeders?

Last Saturday, my parish hosted a conference for Catholic mothers.  It sounded fantastic!  The advertisement for the event in our parish bulletin mentioned quality speakers being broadcast in, prayer, fellowship, and other conference goodness.  Unfortunately, when I clicked on the invitation link to a website promoting the event, it said […]

Encouragement to Mothers Who Struggle with Babyhood

My oldest living child is about to turn four years old.  Yay!!!  This time four years ago, I remember an overwhelming urge to hold a child of mine.  We had lost our first baby to miscarriage, and I was very overdue – our son decided he needed an extra 13 […]