On Setting Goals

On Setting Goals

As I mentioned earlier, the hour consultation I had with Laura Berquist was one of the highlights of my trip to the Northwest Catholic Family Education Conference.A few months ago, I was ready to put all my kids in school. I felt like such a failure as a mother and a...

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I did it!

I did it!

I finally made an appointment to get my hair cut.If you have ever looked at my profile, the random question it asks me is:"The hair from your last haircut... What would it say about your new style?"And my answer:"It's been so long, it doesn't remember! My goal is to...

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Here’s looking at me…

Amy has tagged me for this meme! This is the first time that I have ever been tagged with one of these... I am suppose to list 7 things that I like about myself. Hum.. This could be hard. Ok... Here goes:1. I like, no...I LOVE being Catholic!2. I love that I am...

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A Goal for the New Year

A Goal for the New Year

Well... today I am beginning yet ANOTHER diet, in an attempt to shed the byproducts of the last THREE pregnancies! I finally decided to go back to Herbalife. I was on it 5 years ago and was able to lose over 30 pounds in approximately 6 months. If I could do that...

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We’re Debt Free!!

We’re Debt Free!!

In the spring of 2006, while absolutely drowning in debt and in desperate need of getting our finances under control, I read The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey, which I HIGHLY recommend.On behalf of our family, I am proud to say that as of today WE ARE DEBT...

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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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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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