Catholic Life, Giveaway, Uncategorized

Childrens Bible Stories Giveaway

+J.M.J.+ I have one more giveaway for you this week, and I really think a lot of you are going to want this book by Mediatrix Press for your family. Mediatrix Press is a small, family-run imprint dedicated to bringing good Catholic books back in print, as well as the translation of titles not seen… Continue reading Childrens Bible Stories Giveaway

Catholic Life, Giveaway, Uncategorized

Immaculate Conception Rosary Giveaway! {Closed}

+J.M.J.+ Congratulations Lisa W.! Hey friends! I'm so excited to have a giveaway for you this morning, in honor of the coming Feast of the Immaculate Conception. There is sometimes confusion about this feast. Since it comes near Christmas, people often associate it with the Incarnation - Christ becoming God made man in Mary's womb.… Continue reading Immaculate Conception Rosary Giveaway! {Closed}

Catholic Life, Family life, Marriage, Uncategorized

“Once I Have X, I’ll Be Happy” Is A Lie

+J.M.J.+ One of the most frequent lies we tell ourselves is that once we obtain X thing, we will be happy. I have gone through this so many times myself. First I believed that once I reached my 20's I would be completely happy. As a teenager I thought it would be the prime of… Continue reading “Once I Have X, I’ll Be Happy” Is A Lie

Catholic Life, Family life, homemaking, Uncategorized

We Aren’t Celebrating Christmas. Yet.

+J.M.J.+ I have always had a hard time being patient waiting for Christmas. As a kid on Thanksgiving afternoon, I would insist on hanging a light-up Christmas angel on our living room window, turning on Christmas music, and begin nagging my parents to get the tree and decorations out of storage. It was Christmas time,… Continue reading We Aren’t Celebrating Christmas. Yet.

Catholic Life, Family life, homemaking, prayers, Uncategorized

A Transformed Morning in Ten Minutes

+J.M.J.+ 7:30 a.m. is the hardest part of my day. Breakfast is over and Ethan packs up his bag and heads off to work. I love my girls and our days together, don't get me wrong, but sometimes knowing the whole days worth of work is just starting is so hard for me to get… Continue reading A Transformed Morning in Ten Minutes

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Stop Gossiping About Your Spouse: Remember Your Tabor Vision Instead

+J.M.J.+ At a recent friend's bridal shower, the guests were given a piece of paper to write down a piece of marriage advice for her. I didn't have to think long about what I wanted to write; Ethan and I have been faithful about not saying negative things about each other to anyone for our… Continue reading Stop Gossiping About Your Spouse: Remember Your Tabor Vision Instead

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Pray for Father When He Receives Holy Communion + A Challenge For Your Week

+J.M.J.+ When was the last time you prayed for your priest? In the past at Holy Mass, I had so many intentions, prayers of thanksgiving, and people in my heart that I would forget to pray for the man who is literally there in Persona Christi, in the place of Christ. Our priests never stop working once… Continue reading Pray for Father When He Receives Holy Communion + A Challenge For Your Week