originally posted on Women Youth Apostles A month or two ago, I remember one night I was rocking my son to sleep. He was having a tough time falling asleep on his own so I took him into my arms and sat us in the rocking chair. With each rock back and forth, and as…… Continue reading Go To Your Inner Room
I am so excited for the new liturgical season to begin! There have been many exciting “first” moments in our new house already – our first Halloween, Jonathan’s birthday, our housewarming party, hosting Thanksgiving lunch with immediate family. We will also be celebrating our first Christmas in the new house as a family of four. So…… Continue reading Transitioning from Ordinary to Advent
Within the last 24 hours James has been teetering between the temperature of 102 and 99 degrees. For any parent, it’s a tough sight to see your child in discomfort and exhaustion – all you want is for them to feel better and normal again – full of life, energy, and joy. My little guy…… Continue reading Lord, I Need You!
While putting James to sleep today, he kept saying “mom” over and over again. It wasn’t in a nagging way, nor did it become irritating. His voice calling out to me was such a sweet sound. In a simple way it reminded me of his dependence on me, not in just putting him to sleep…… Continue reading Sacred Motherhood
This is my second consecutive Holy Week with a newborn, only this year I have a newborn plus an almost 14 month old. Throughout my adult years I have always looked forward to this particular week, the holiest of all weeks, and did everything I could possibly do to enter into it completely. Along with…… Continue reading Domestic meets Universal