Summer 2020 :: Gettysburg

Summer 2020 :: Gettysburg

Gettysburg was our last outing before the ECSP (Experience Christendom Summer Program) and it was definitely an outing to remember. It's so different going to the East where there have been so many significant historical events practically at every turn, whereas in...

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Veteran’s Day Wreaths Across America Fundraiser

Veteran’s Day Wreaths Across America Fundraiser

Two of our nieces are American Heritage Girls and they are currently raising funds for their troop and Wreaths Across America! Please consider sponsoring a wreath. From my sister-in-law: "On December 14, 2019, Christmas wreaths will be laid on the...

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From Sea to Shining Sea

From Sea to Shining Sea

“It will be celebrated... with pomp and parade... bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other.” - John Adams   While we had a simple celebration out here on the west coast, the older boys spent the 4th of July visiting...

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My Daybook :: July 18, 2014

My Daybook :: July 18, 2014

Outside my window...we've been enjoying our daily visitors.  "Why, don't you know? They're twitterpated!"I am thinking...about Melody's post on Discovering God's Purpose for Your Blog, Charlotte's break, Katherine's post on authenticity and ambition, and Mary's...

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A Few Pictures…

A Few Pictures…

... from yesterday's quick trip to the Pumpkin Patch!(after the boys' first hockey game, and before running errands for our All Hallows' Eve Party)We spent this afternoon making treats and carving these six pumpkins...  I'll be back with more pictures soon!

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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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Sean & Jessica, Captain-23, Ranger-21, Twinkle Toes-19, Chiquita-18, Snuggles-16, Rose-13, Bud-11, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

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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