♥ Happy Tears ♥

♥ Happy Tears ♥

I guess I was bound to cry at today's ultrasound, and sure enough, as soon as I heard our little one's heart beating, as perfect as can be, the tears started falling! Happy, joyful, THANKFUL tears!!! I knew I was a little bit worried, but I didn't realize just how...

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Friends

Friends

Even though my birthday came and went a week ago, my friends continue to spoil me!! Last night, at Little Flowers, Amy surprised me with a lovely little gift bag containing a beautiful mug, a Barnes & Noble gift card, and the most delicious smelling freshly ground...

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Thank you…

Thank you…

...once again to my Aunt Alice and cousin Juliana!!The girls just LOVE their new dresses!!! They wore them on Christmas Eve, and then again to Mass on Sunday. The Scottie dogs are so cute!

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A Poem From My Sis

A Poem From My Sis

My little sister is always writing beautiful poems. On Thanksgiving she gave my husband and I a poem that she had written for us.Thank you Mary!Christ is Always ThereWho knows what God above has planned?Holding the world in the palm of his hand.Creator of all we...

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Thank You!!

Thank You!!

We are busy continuing our celebration for the feast of St. Therese. (Since today is her feast day on the Traditional Calendar... Plus one day was just not enough time to do all the fun things we planned!) We've been having so much fun... I'll try and upload photos...

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Roses and Blessings

Roses and Blessings

Whew! It has been an overwhelming week, and I have had very little time to blog, much less keep up with the school and house work. I had also started feeling like it was going to be impossible to catch up. Until today...My hubby called this morning and said that he...

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Kindness and Flowers

Kindness and Flowers

Kathy over at The Daily Grotto has kindly sent this award my way. Don't you just love getting flowers?!?! Thank you Kathy!One of the greatest things about blogging is making new friends!This past year I have "met" some wonderful new "blog friends." You have truly been...

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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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