Organizing the School Room :: A Used Book Sale!

Organizing the School Room :: A Used Book Sale!

In a recent Daybook post I asked for suggestions on the best way to go about selling some of our books that we have duplicates of or are just sitting on our shelves, to make room (and a little money) for next year's school books. After a bit of encouragement from a...

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The King of the Golden City

The King of the Golden City

The St. Philomena Foundation has recently released The King of the Golden City on a 2 CD set!  The original version, which was only available on cassette (and was our first introduction to this beautiful story), has been completely digitally remastered and...

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Red, White and Boom!

Red, White and Boom!

I hope you all had a fun filled Fourth of July weekend!  Our weekend was a blast, filled with a lots of great friends, delicious food, and ending with a fireworks show late last night.  Chiquita decorated a cake to take to the BBQ we attended on the Fourth,...

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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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