Prayers for the Murphy Family

Prayers for the Murphy Family

🎶 Can the human heart refrain from partaking in her pain, In that Mother’s pain untold? ðŸŽ¶ On Friday night I posted over on Instagram: {We are praying for a special intention tonight 💔 sometimes the crosses given to those dear to us seem so heavy. I...

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Murphy Family Reunion

Murphy Family Reunion

All of my siblings are in town this weekend for a Murphy family reunion! It's the first time all 12 of us have been together at the same time in over 13 YEARS! I figured this would be the day I'd go into labor... #murphyslaw ... but I made it and we were even able to...

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{this moment}

{this moment}

From Instagram earlier this afternoon: My baby brother, and very first godson, is 20 today!!! He was born the day before my 18th birthday, and was basically the best birthday gift ever! With ten more kids in between the two of us, today is the first day in...

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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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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)

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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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