Monthly Archives: May, 2014

How not to be disappointed this Mother’s Day

It’s true.  As mothers, we often feel over-worked and under-appreciated.  We do a lot and we put our whole heart into it. So when Mother’s Day comes around we look forward to being spoiled and being told how great we are.  But it doesn’t always happen. I remember one Mother’s Day standing in the kitchen …

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Rosary Reflection: Agony in the Garden

Alone. This is how I feel.  In a family of 13 I feel alone, because I feel like I’m on my walk of faith alone.  I think it’s a common enough problem and it’s called “teenagers.” I feel disconnected from family, from friends and even from my husband.  Yet I find my prayer life increasing …

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Rosary Reflection: The Visitation

Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth.  Mary is young and newly pregnant.  Elizabeth is older, having waited and waited to get pregnant.  Mary goes to help Elizabeth and also goes as an unwed expecting mother to get support from Elizabeth who replaces Mary’s mother’s role at this time.  Her whole life was now focused on Jesus …

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Rosary Reflection

 You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.  Jeremiah 11:13  

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Be Anxious for Nothing

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.Philippians 4:6-7 NKJVNew challenges coming our way this week…but looking forward to tackling them on bended knee …

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St. Michael the Archangel

St. Michael, the archangel, defend us in this day of battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the Devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; And do thou, o Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Divine power, Cast into Hell Satan, and all the evil spirits, Who wander now, throughout the …

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Rosary Reflection: The Annunciation

Mary, a young girl of 13 is visited by the angel Gabriel. “Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you.” Luke 1: 28 She was frightened, yet trusting.  This shows that she was in the habit of praying.  She was in the habit of trusting God to take care of her.  She was …

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May: the Month of Mary

There are 2 months out of the calendar year dedicated to our heavenly mother Mary. May is one of them.  October is the other. This has always been a special month for me.  You see – I love Mary!  She is my Mama and she leads me to her Son.  What a wonderful Mama she …

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