My Daybook: August 29, 2012

My Daybook: August 29, 2012

Outside my window...it has been chilly, though not as cool as it was over at the coast this past Sunday, with a high of 55.   We were very glad we had checked the forecast and wore sweaters.  Here in the valley it has been around 80 during the day and...

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In Honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

In Honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Lemon-Lavender Cookies to celebrate Our Lady's feastLavender:  Mary's Drying PlantThe Legend of LavenderAfter Mary had washed Jesus' clothes and was looking for a place to hang them to dry, she saw a gray bush of lavender and on its branches she...

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My Daybook :: August 21, 2012

My Daybook :: August 21, 2012

Outside my window...The boys are in the process of cleaning the deck. The kids have been eating outside alot this summer and it shows.  They just finished moving all the furniture and are now hosing it down before they get started with the scrubbing....

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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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