Running on Grief


faith, fitness, Grief, Health, Mental, Random, Running

I’d like to try and start sharing a few other thoughts here about running and exercise and faith and grief that I’ve “kept in my heart” and pondered over, even though it’s almost impossible to try and put these feelings into the right words. Sometimes while I’m running, I suddenly feel a little self-conscious as […]

October 7, 2016

Thoughts After My First 5K


fitness, Health, Random, Running

I did it! I really did it! I ran my first 5K – ever! My goal was to run the whole way through and I did! No walking, not once. And I had fun too. Here are a few thoughts to share from my first 5K experience: ~ It was a very enjoyable run, the weather was […]

September 29, 2016

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter #BookReview


Book Review, Books

Time to catch up on some book reviews. First up, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter: A Novel I read The Memory Keeper’s Daughter this summer while on our summer vacation. I liked it well enough, it was a good fiction fix and light vacation reading companion. I think it could have been MUCH better, it started out with […]

September 25, 2016

And the Catholic Mom’s #PrayerCompanion Giveaway Winner Is…


**Give-away**, Books

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Giveaway for the The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion, A Book of Daily Reflections! I wish ALL of you could win one because I know everyone will like having this book as their prayer companion. For today, Ave Maria Press is gracious enough to let me offer ONE and so, […]

September 6, 2016

Shawshank: Hope Lies Within


Catholic Community Cinema Society, Movie Review

Up next, for our second movie in the new and exciting Catholic Community Cinema Society, we picked The Shawshank Redemption! The Shawshank Redemption is more than a movie – it’s a work of art: man’s ultimate search for meaning is the canvas; hope the medium. Though I admit I had forgotten about the prevalence of crude language and rough […]

September 4, 2016