How To Live the Dream the World Doesn’t Understand

Your life is lived to its fullest potential in every diaper you change. Every sunny afternoon you spend on the park bench watching your kids play. Every peanut butter sandwich you make. Every band-aid you put on an imaginary wound. Every bedtime story you read. Every hug you give. Every time you say, “I love you.” Your life may not be Pinterest perfect, but it is real-life beautiful.… Continue reading How To Live the Dream the World Doesn’t Understand

Parenting

While I don’t set out to be a mom blog, many times my personal meditations are centered around my vocation as a wife and mom. When I feel others may be uplifted by those meditations, I let myself be vulnerable in my imperfection, and share them with you. I hope that you’ll look at me… Continue reading Parenting

About Me

I’m here to open wide the doors of my heart and let you in on my joys, my struggles, my questions, and my life lessons. I invite you to pray and reflect along with me. Together, we can lift our mind and hearts to God, seeking to walk the path of holiness He sets before us.… Continue reading About Me

An Introduction to the Theological and Cardinal Virtues

Virtues are the building blocks of a holy life. They’re the characteristics of how our relationship with Jesus is played out daily. Virtue is tied up in our spiritual life. So, don’t try to be virtuous for the sake of self-improvement. Instead, try to practice virtue for the sake of growing closer to Christ, for… Continue reading An Introduction to the Theological and Cardinal Virtues

For Your Shopping Delight: The Ultimate List of Small Catholic Businesses

This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through these links, I make a percentage at no extra cost to you. Sometimes, the mass-produced, instant-gratification, cheap-generalized life of Amazon purchases makes us feel empty and jaded. We want something that speaks to our hearts, something that dignifies our worth. These small Catholic businesses provide products… Continue reading For Your Shopping Delight: The Ultimate List of Small Catholic Businesses

Catholic Trivia: Healing in the Catholic Church

We play Catholic Trivia over on Instagram each month. These are the questions and answers to this month’s #4thFridayTrivia game. My eczema was flaring up again. The skin on my fingertips was raw and open. It itched and burned and oozed. Strangers were afraid to shake my hand. It was hard to take care of my family.… Continue reading Catholic Trivia: Healing in the Catholic Church

The Encouragement that Moms of Littles Need

Hey moms. These days are hard, I know. You need some encouragement. An uplifting word. Something to carry you through. I have lots of that for you today, from moms who have been in your shoes. But first, let’s pray together a quick meditation on the storms of life you’re going through.

Do You Want to be a Better Catholic Parent?

This post is sponsored by Evango. I’m not a pro at parenting. I would propose that none of us are. There’s always something new to learn about our kids, and our kids always have something new to teach us about ourselves. Any time I think I have it all figured out, a new situation comes… Continue reading Do You Want to be a Better Catholic Parent?