Need: Encouragement

Need: Encouragement

Earlier today I got to "meet" Jamie on the phone! She is even sweeter in person than she is online, and I was so glad to finally get to talk to her! She called to see if I had any crafts planned for the upcoming feast days next week.Next week!! My thoughts are still...

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Dragon Cakes for St. George

Dragon Cakes for St. George

You must check out all the awesome dragons inspired by the totally creative Waltzing Matilda :First you must go see Matilda's own dragon, that she made for this year.Then hop over to Knit Together in Love to see Amy's.After that, don't miss Jamie's at Lord, Make me a...

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New Slogans

I've seen this quiz, or rather Slogan Generator, at a few different blogs today. I just loved seeing their new slogans, so I had to give it a try myself.Here's what I was given: Your Slogan Should BeSo Easy Shower of Roses Can Do It.The Slogan GeneratorToo funny!!!I...

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WoW ~ Week 8

So depressing... In TWO MONTHS, I had only been able to lose 5 pounds, and to top it off, this week I gained one of those pounds back! Argh... Not even my usual measly half a pound! It's all Regina's fault for inviting us to Cold Stone. If only I could follow her...

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.

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Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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