Summer Daybook :: July 29, 2013

Summer Daybook :: July 29, 2013

Outside my window... our garden is actually growing!  And, look! We have a little watermelon!!!  (and quite a few others that are just starting to grow!) We still have so much to learn about gardening, but so far this year is going better than last....

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My Daybook ::  December 11, 2012

My Daybook :: December 11, 2012

Outside my window... The weather has been all over the place lately.  Yesterday it was beautiful and sunny, today it is back to cloudy and rainy.  We recently had quite the rain storm come through which caused quite a bit of flooding.  The Sunday...

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Problems with Pinterest

I've been thinking quite a bit about the various problems with Pinterest, some that I've been concerned about since joining, and others that have recently been pointed out by various blogs and websites.   In fact, I almost deleted my boards over the weekend...

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It’s Back in Stock!!

It’s Back in Stock!!

I just wanted to let you all know that Amazon currently has several of  Tomie dePaola's The Garden of the Good Shepherd: A Sticker Calendar to Count the Fifty Days of Easter in stock!   For those of you that have been trying to get one, hurry and...

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For Hayley and Baby Brayley

For Hayley and Baby Brayley

Charlotte is asking for donations and prayers for a young mother who has received a heart-breaking prenatal diagnosis.You can visit her blog to read the details and perhaps make a donation using the paypal button, which she has set up in her sidebar. Please remember...

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A Special Sale at Catholic Artworks

A Special Sale at Catholic Artworks

I had a phone call from the owner of Catholic Artworks this morning.   For the next three days, they would like to offer an additional special to all of my visitors here at Shower of Roses! In addition to their usual 50% discount, on all their CD prices...

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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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