Listen for and enJOY God’s Voice


faith, Prayer

Happy Sunday! Here’s an excerpt I’d like to share from my monthly contribution at CatholicMom.com about listening for and enJOYing God’s voice. God calls us to sit in silence and listen for His Word when we’re trying to understand His Will for us … but if God rarely spells things out for us with a banner in […]

October 29, 2017

The Beauty of Silence


faith, Prayer

I love St. Mother Teresa’s “The Fruit of…” prayer – It’s a recipe Mother Teresa whipped up for us as a guide for how to live a fruitful and abundant life. I’m sure she wrote it as a step-by-step guide but I mistakenly looked at it like a list of ingredients to collect in no […]

July 3, 2017

Laughing and Trusting in God’s Will


faith, Prayer

I loved this past Sunday’s Catholic Mass readings! They contain many angles of Wisdom but I especially tuned into the parts that speak to those of us who struggle with anxiety and doubt in God’s plan in our lives.   Like I shared at CatholicMom.com this week, I struggle with accepting the trials God allows me to go through […]

July 21, 2016

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

Pray to Forgive {Gospel of Happiness}


**Give-away**, Book Review, Books, faith, Prayer

My favorite section in Dr. Christopher Kaczor’s new book, The Gospel of Happiness: Rediscover Your Faith Through Spiritual Practice and Positive Psychology, is the chapter on The Way of Prayer. (Giveaway ends today at Midnight!) I’ve been thinking a lot about Prayer, especially within the last year or so as I’ve been making more of an effort to really […]

September 14, 2015