Category Archives: rosary reflection

Our Lady of Fatima – May 13th

Click HERE to get your copy of the above colouring page. May 13th, 1917, in the middle of World War I, Mary appeared to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal – Lucia and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco.  Appearing six times, Mary stressed the importance of praying the rosary. On May 13th, 1981, on the Feast …

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Mary’s YES

Source: Mary’s YES During this Christmas season, we are presented with many opportunities to remember Mary as a mother.  Every manger scene we see has Mary with her precious baby Jesus.  This morning as I gazed at the manger scene set up in our church, I saw Mary and Joseph gazing in awe upon their baby …

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The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

Sometimes I get so caught up in the drama of life in a large family that I forget. I forget about the blessings. God’s blessings in my life. There are many. And He gently reminded of that this morning during my morning walk/devotions. I started to list them to myself and suddenly the sun was …

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Rosary Reflection: Readiness

Mary was ready to say ‘YES’ – her fiat – when the angel appeared to her.  What did a young 13 year old girl do to prepare herself for this?  She spent her days meditating on God and on his goodness.  Jesus said ‘YES’ to the sacrifice of the cross.  What did a 33 year …

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Rosary Reflection: Being Passionate

What is the definition of believing?  The dictionary defines it as:  accepting (something) as true; feel sure of the truth of.  I would define it as being PASSIONATE.  Meditating with the kids this morning on the joyful mysteries and what it means to be PASSIONATE about the Lord and our faith: the PASSION Mary had …

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Living as a Woman of Laughter

Well, since receiving this Word, I have had time to practice being a Woman of Laughter.  There have been some ups and downs in my life, as usual, and I have to say that it is a great Word to remember to bring me back to laughter and joy. I have noticed that I don’t …

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Joyful Mysteries: Women of Laughter

…and she laughs at the days to come… I’ve mentioned before that this verse has had a lot of meaning for me, telling me not to worry and to trust God.  It has always been a comfort for me and I really trust God with so many areas of my life.  Those areas that I …

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Praying with an Agenda

I have a list of things I like to pray for.  I want to make sure I don’t forget anything or anybody. This is good.  I call this the business part of prayer. After I get the “to do” list done in my prayer, I can focus on just being with the Lord, and allowing …

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Rosary Reflection: The Birth of Jesus

Such a happy occasion!  A baby is born! We focus on the happy occasion every Christmas and can forget the turmoil of the times.  Mary and Joseph had to travel to Bethlehem for a census because the Romans wanted to know exactly how many Jews lived in the land they had taken control of.  Of …

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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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