Please Pray for our Priests

Yesterday I received an email from my dear mother-in-law asking us to keep my husband's oldest brother in our prayers and wanted to ask you all to do the same.  As she said in her email, ""The truth will set you free" and it will also get you in trouble....

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An Irish Blessing

An Irish Blessing

May you always have work for your hands to do,May your pockets hold always a coin or two,May the sun shine bright on your windowpane,May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain,May the hand of a friend always be near you,And may God fill your heart with gladness to...

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Problems with Pinterest

I've been thinking quite a bit about the various problems with Pinterest, some that I've been concerned about since joining, and others that have recently been pointed out by various blogs and websites.   In fact, I almost deleted my boards over the weekend...

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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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A Little About Me

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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