The Best Mother’s Day Gift Ever . . .

The Best Mother’s Day Gift Ever . . .

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life. ~{pretty}“Motherhood involves a special communion with the mystery of life, as it develops in the mother’s womb. The mother is filled with wonder at this mystery of life, and ‘understands’ with unique intuition...

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He’s Here!

He’s Here!

* * *Birthday: December 19, 2011Time: 5:02 amWeight: 7 pounds 5 ouncesLength: 20 inches* * *I will share more about our labor and delivery later, but I just had to hop online to share a couple pictures and to thank you all for your prayers!The baby and I will be...

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Any Guesses?

Any Guesses?

December is just flying by, which means my due date is coming up soon!   I've been having a lot of contractions lately, and it seems like I fall asleep pretty much every time I sit or lay down "for just a second," but that is pretty normal for me at this stage....

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32 Weeks and 4 days. . .

32 Weeks and 4 days. . .

. . . or is it really 33 Weeks and 4 days?!?! I was blessed with another peek at our little guy this morning, when I went back in for an echocardiogram, as well as to check his weight and positioning. Before I left for the appointment I told my husband that I was...

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Week 30

Week 30

By now God may have topped mewith one lovely head of hair.I am His beautiful creation.When I'm born, you'll want to stare!~ The Miracle of MeI didn't plan on crying at either of my appointments yesterday afternoon... The first appointment was just my routine 2 week...

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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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