Erika Maries talks about Emotional Self-Care tips from Julia Hogan’s It’s Ok to Start with You book.
Jesus has always been with me, a part of me. He has always been approachable, attractive. My love for him has grown deeper over my years but I can’t remember a time in my life without him. The Father, however, is a different story altogether. I know, I know, Jesus and the Father are one […]
Someone asked me the other day who Jesus is to me. A friend? A warrior? A tortured naked man nailed to the cross because of my faults? (#biggestguilttripever) No…I couldn’t relate to any of those. I had to pause and think about that, like really reflect on that question for a few days. Jesus…Jesus…hmmm….who is […]
Maybe you’re wondering where I’ve been? Why the last time I blogged (before last Sunday’s Joy Restored) was almost 9 months ago? Huh, I only just realized the significance of 9 months. No, I haven’t been incubating a new human life…but in a way I think God has been doing that that for my soul. […]
There’s a Joybubbling in my soul quietly gurglingrising to the surface. A familiar Joy ReturnedRestoredReignited. Joy brims on the surfacewetting my eyessetting a spark in my soul. Flows through my whole beingsurges to my heartelectrifies my mindsets motion to my body. A long-held breathRELEASED. ALIVE! Alive with Joy.I am Alive! Like it? Share it!
Erika Marie shares three soul-lifting books for Catholic Moms.
2:15 a.m.: Wake-up, bathroom, tell girls we’re really going this time. Grab packed bags, food, water, blankets. Let’s go. Around 5 a.m. wake-up (again) by the harsh jostling of the Pilot maneuvering over the trail road, if you want to call that a road. Girly giggles jump around the backseat, replacing their quiet snoring and open-mouth […]
What’s the best way to share a life update after a waaaayy too long blogging hiatus? With a Quick Takes post, of course! (P.S. See blog title if you don’t want to read this whole thing.) One: Last month I began working part-time with a non-profit organization – Pure and Simple Health Education, Inc! Pure and […]