Hello there, everyone! I hope you all are having an amazing Lent this year. I hope as you are focusing on your relationship with Christ and working on detachment, you are feeling closer to our Lord in a special way. This Lent, I gave up all social media. No Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Pinterest and … Continue reading Lent and a Great Talk
My Top 5 Favorite Podcasts
If you are looking to get fed spiritually/intellectually and you are into podcasts (or want to be since it’s great when multitasking), check out this awesome list that “By Love Refined” put together. Many of these are my favorites as well and have helped me so much in growing in knowledge of my faith and finding support in all things Catholic. Be sure to follow Lauren at By love Refined if you are not already! Her content is so insightful especially when it comes to marriage and family 😊
A couple others I would add to this list is the Patrick Madrid Show and Lisa Cotter’s podcast, madetomagnify.com
I hope you find these helpful!
I’ve been into podcasts for a couple of years now. My obsession started a ways back when I discovered that I could listen to Father Mike Schmitz on my old android through his website. I always loved his youtube videos, and finding out I had access to his homilies directly on my phone was a dream come true. Then, when I got an iphone a couple of years ago, the podcasting world widened for me because the app on the iphone is insanely easy to use.
I’m not sure who will benefit from this post, because the Catholic podcasts I love are fairly popular already. I’m writing this for those of you who’ve never heard of these people, haven’t gotten your feet wet in the world of podcasting, and for those of you who are looking for a new way to be fed spiritually!
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Read This Before Going Trick Or Treating!
Hi everyone! I know it's been a long time since I've written! Life has been super busy for me lately so I've had to put blogging on the back burner for a while! There is so much I want to write about and eventually as time permits I hope to get to it all! For … Continue reading Read This Before Going Trick Or Treating!
Practical Habits That Form Character And Faith: Treasure Box In Heaven
For those of you who are just tuning in, we are discussing practical habits we can instill in our kids to help form their character. You can read about tip # 1 here Briefly, I’m a mom of 5 under the age of 10 and I definitely don’t have it all figured out and I … Continue reading Practical Habits That Form Character And Faith: Treasure Box In Heaven
Practical Habits that Form Character and Faith: Welcome Difficulty and Make it Count
We hear it over and over again - if you want your child to be good at something you need to train them young in order to give them their best chance at succeeding. This is true for academics, sports, the arts, and just about anything, including character and faith. Our primary responsibility as parents … Continue reading Practical Habits that Form Character and Faith: Welcome Difficulty and Make it Count
Newborn Bliss Explained. 4 Tips To Have A Heavenly Postpartum Experience.
This month was amazing! We welcomed our FIFTH unique and unrepeatable little baby into the world. Our baby girl made her appearance on September 24th and is loving all the attention she is getting from her 3 big brothers and big sister. As with all my other babies, newborn bliss is in the air and … Continue reading Newborn Bliss Explained. 4 Tips To Have A Heavenly Postpartum Experience.
If Only We Really Understood What Actually Happens at Mass (video link in post )
One of the hardest concepts to wrap our minds around when it comes to Catholic theology, is the teaching on the real presence. According to Catholic researcher Mark Gray, "Fewer than two-thirds of Catholics believe that the bread and wine used for communion really become the body and blood of Jesus. Only 46% of Catholics … Continue reading If Only We Really Understood What Actually Happens at Mass (video link in post )
The Prayer that got us Praying
It was during the time when my husband and I were rediscovering our faith when I came across this prayer in a Catholic newspaper. I remember us wanting to pray together (just us, without the kids) and trying to figure out what works best for us. What time in the day? What prayers? How long? … Continue reading The Prayer that got us Praying
Struggling with the family rosary with the little ones?? I finally found something that works for us!
Hi everyone! I'm really excited to share something that has helped our family significantly with praying the rosary with the little ones. Just a little background, I have 5 children, ages 8, 6, 3, 2 and a baby girl due in September. We started off years ago trying to pray the whole rosary every night … Continue reading Struggling with the family rosary with the little ones?? I finally found something that works for us!
From working mom to “stay at home” mom – simple answers to the most common questions about leaving the corporate world.
Disclaimer : This post is meant to help mothers who have the means and desire to take a break from working outside the home to be more present for thier little ones, but are hesitant to do so for various reasons. I think working while raising children could be a great option for many mothers … Continue reading From working mom to “stay at home” mom – simple answers to the most common questions about leaving the corporate world.