Please Pray!

Please Pray!

"Six fires in (our little town) are threatening homes. A column of smoke can be seen across the valley."   Please pray for us!   UPDATE: Thank you all for your prayers! The fire closest to our home has grown to over 300 acres. However, at this...

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Fire Safety Lap Book

Fire Safety Lap Book

This past week the girls worked on a Fire Safety Lap Book. We started the week with a Forest Fire Field Trip and then read lots of books on the topic before starting our lap book.Books about Fires and Firefighters:Firefighters A to ZFred the Firefighter (Jobs People...

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Forest Fire Field Trip

Forest Fire Field Trip

Yesterday afternoon a fire broke out on one of the mountains on the outskirts of town.  Since I had decided that we would be studying Forest Fires this week during "F" week, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to drive into town for a little Field trip!Even though my...

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Smoky Mountain Picnic

Smoky Mountain Picnic

It was so nice to be able to see hubby today. He has been working the 3pm to 7am shift, and was able to meet us for Mass this morning after he got off. I had packed along our feast and so after Mass we headed up to the lake near fire camp for a picnic lunch.We found a...

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The countdown begins…

The countdown begins…

...till daddy's return. My hubby was dispatched to a wildfire assignment earlier this afternoon, just as we were getting ready for a relaxing weekend!! He just arrived at the fire and it looks like they have him scheduled on the night shift for the next couple weeks....

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Fire on the Stroller

Hubby received the book Fire on the Mountain for Christmas and has been reading it. Last night, he also watched a documentary, which was also about the South Canyon Fire, with the boys. Anyways, I moved the stroller from the car into the house before we went to town...

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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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