Seven Ways to Deal with Anxiety in Motherhood {Day One: Prayer Breathing}


faith, Health, Mental, motherhood, Prayer

Today, I’d like to expand on the first of the Seven Ways to Deal with Anxiety in Motherhood. Before that, I’d like to clarify again, that I’m no expert and write merely from my own personal experience perspective. In using the word, anxiety, I’m talking about both the normal and not-so-normal feelings we deal with […]

April 26, 2016

Hope Risen


Easter, faith, Grief, Random

This Holy Week, we remembered the sorrow and the pain Christ endured for us as he accepted his Cross, carried it, was nailed to it, and died hanging from it. I can imagine the anguish his Mother Mary and those who loved him felt as they watched him suffer, as they watched him die, as […]

March 27, 2016

Suffering with Others brings Peace and Grace


Easter, faith, Lent

Earlier this week, for Holy Week, I shared a few thoughts on Uniting our Suffering with Christ’s and Why We Suffer and How to Respond. As I concluded, what I’ve come to learn about suffering is that I may never understand why God allows us to suffer but I do know we have control over how […]

March 24, 2016

Uniting our Sufferings with Christ’s


faith, Grief, Lent

A couple weeks ago, I picked a friend up to drive her out to a mini retreat we were both going to for the day with a group of wonderful women from our parish. My friend (I’ll call her Jane) can’t drive anymore because just a few months ago she became suddenly very ill and […]

March 21, 2016