Best wishes for a…

Best wishes for a…

...Blessed andHappy New Year!Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear, and with a manly heart.~ Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPrayer for a Blessing on the New...

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Columbus Day

Columbus Day

October 12th marks the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in America back in 1492. In the United States, we celebrate Columbus Day on the second Monday of October.We are taking a short break in our current American History Studies to do a quick review of...

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Wishing you all a very Happy…

Wishing you all a very Happy…

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. ~ The Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776May God...

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

Father's Day 2008A very Happy Father's Day to my wonderful husband, my own father, my father-in-law, both of my grandfathers, my godfather, and to the godfathers of my children! May God Bless you all today, and grant you the strength and grace to lead your children to...

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Thank you Mom!

Thank you Mom!

Prayer to the Mother of the Lord for all mothersMary, on this day when we honor all mothers, we turn to you. We thank the Lord whom you serve for the great gift of motherhood. Never has it been known that anyone who sought your intercession was left unaided by grace....

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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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