Late October Daybook

Late October Daybook

 Outside my window...After some gorgeous and fairly warm autumn weather up here in North Idaho, a cold front rolled in and it's been raining on and off this past week and snowing at the higher elevations. I'm praying for nice weather on Monday for All Hallows'...

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Michaelmas Daybook

Michaelmas Daybook

St. Gabriel, St. Michael, and St. Raphael from Naturally CatholicOutside my window...It snowed yesterday, last night, and is snowing again today... I've been told that this is not normal for up here in Northern Idaho and I'm hoping we have some warmer days ahead. I'm...

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New Year’s Daybook

New Year’s Daybook

Outside my window...Happy New Year! We haven't had any snow yet this winter, unlike the major snow storms we had last year, but on New Year's Eve we were surprised at midnight with quite the fireworks show over at the neighbors. We had a great view from our front...

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Thanksgiving Daybook

Thanksgiving Daybook

Outside my {parents} window...Our beautiful mom with five of her six daughters on Thanksgiving Day 🍁🍂 The rain let up long enough for a quick picture outside.  You'd never know it by this picture, she always looks amazing, but our mom is recovering from a broken...

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Due Date Daybook

Due Date Daybook

I am thankful...  We made it! Happy due date, little one! P.S. Don't let this picture fool you... It took running the vacuum cleaner to get her to calm down long enough for a few pictures of her awake! She still prefers Mama to hold her nearly 24/7. 💕 I am thinking......

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New Year Daybook :: Snow Days

New Year Daybook :: Snow Days

Happy New Year! I didn't mean to disappear for the last few weeks... We had a wonderful Christmas and New Year's despite all the viruses I kept catching. I ended up coming down with a bad cold the day after our Rose Red and Snow White Birthday Party, another shortly...

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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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