Scenes from a Summer’s Day, 5

Scenes from a Summer’s Day, 5

Last night, my dear friend Trina, and 7 of her children, came over to spend the night, since my hubby is still fighting fire, and they are still in town visiting.We ate pizza for dinner, made root beer floats, and watched Swiss Family Robinson, before the kids all...

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Tempermental

Last summer a friend of mine loaned me a wonderful book about the four temperaments. I didn't have much time to spend reading it, but what I did read taught me quite a bit about myself, my family and my friends!All of us are born with distinct personality traits. Some...

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Mosaic Meme

Mosaic Meme

Here's my contribution to the mosaic meme which was passed on from my cousin Margaret:The Questions (and The Answers):1. What is your first name? Jessica 2. What is your favorite food? Pizza 3. What high school did you go to? Our Lady of Victory 4. What is your...

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The Simple Woman’s Daybook ~ July 21

The Simple Woman’s Daybook ~ July 21

FOR TODAYOutside my Window... there are lots of small pieces of water balloons to pick up, someday. I'm so glad that at least the Grenade ones are biodegradable!☺ I am thinking... that the summer seems to be going by SO FAST this year. Is it just me, or do you all...

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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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