A Promise in a Wheat Field {Marian Consecration}

Faith: Mary

Fifteen years ago, I made a promise. And today, I renew it. Knee-deep in a golden ocean of luscious thick wheat. I ran my fingers gently on the soft kernals as we walked through it, taking in the beauty and simplicity of the scene. Thin wispy clouds swayed in the pale blue sky, a soft […]

May 13, 2015

Five Years in Heaven Giveaway Winner

**Give-away**, Books

Thanks to all who entered the Giveaway for John Schlimm’s Five Years in Heaven: The Unlikely Friendship that Answered Life’s Greatest Questions. Kathleen Stearman! Congrats Kathleen, I know you’ll enjoy it. The next book review coming up is… Minimize the Mess: A Mother’s Guide to Simplifying Your Home by my friend Rachel Kratz who blogs at Efficient […]

May 12, 2015

Noble Movie, Podcasting, and Termites {7QT}


It’s been a pretty good week around here. Here are a few random updates to share as part of the 7 Friday Quick Takes today (I still have a few more hours of the day!) 1. First, I have to say – Go Watch The Noble Movie This Weekend! If you live in one of […]

May 8, 2015

My own 20 minutes in Heaven

faith, Marriage, motherhood

For #ThankANun day last Tuesday I decided to do more than just fill up social newsfeeds with hashtags and actually do what John Schlimm hoped people would do on that day – aside from buying his book of course. I decided to sit down and write a real thank you card to the “Nuns” who had played […]

May 7, 2015