Category Archives: scripture

Jesse Tree – an Advent Tradition

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! The first Sunday of Advent is the day to start the Jesse Tree. What is the Jesse Tree?  Jesse was the father of King David in the bible.  Jesus was born of the line of David.  So the Jesse Tree is a compilation of …

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Sitting at the Feet of Jesus

source Hi, I’m Melina, mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! While praying this morning, I had the distinct impression of me sitting at the feet of Jesus.  I pictured those who sat at the feet of Jesus before me:  His parents, the teachers in the synagogue when He was only 12, His disciples, and …

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Praying with a Baby and Littles

Hi!  I’m Melina, mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! I recently encountered the question in a Catholic Mothers’ Facebook group, “What kind of shape does your prayer time take when you have your baby & littles around?” I didn’t have to think long to come up with my answer. We’ve always prayed a rosary …

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Morning Prayer

  Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! I wake up in the mornings and I immediately start thinking of all the things that need to get completed that day.  I’m making lists in my head, then transferring them onto paper…first, so that I can prioritize and second, so I don’t …

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Was Mary Washing Dishes When the Angel Appeared?

Source: Was Mary Washing Dishes When the Angel Appeared? This question occurred to me one day as I was about one of my daily tasks:  washing the dishes.  Was Mary also washing dishes when the angel appeared to her?  What was she doing when she was asked to become the mother of the Messiah? It …

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PRAYER TIP TUESDAY – Forgiveness: An Important and Sometimes Difficult Decision

Source: PRAYER TIP TUESDAY – Forgiveness: An Important and Sometimes Difficult Decision

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The Power of Laughter: Building Friendships

Source Laughter helps us to look at the positive around us. When you see something good in someone, tell them. It will help them feel appreciated and boost their self image and confidence. This is the beginning of friendships. Continuing to build each other up with laughter and fun will build a strong base for …

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