The Beauty of Struggling

The gift of grace increases as the struggle increases. -St. Rose of Lima

Fitting Everyone in Your Vehicle Without a Fight

If you have a large family and/or drive a large vehicle, you might understand the nightmare of seating arrangements. We’ve been through a Toyota Siena, Chevy Suburban, Ford E-150, and now a 15 passenger Chevy Express.  We completely understand the stress of figuring out who should sit by whom, where … Continue Reading →

How Faith Stands Firm {Wit and Wisdom}

There are three things by which faith stands firm, devotion remains constant, and virtue endures.  They are prayer, fasting, and mercy.  Prayer knocks at the door, fasting obtains, mercy receives.  Prayer, mercy, and fasting: These three are one, and they give life to each other.” -St. Peter Chrysologus

The “Laundry” List of Odd Finds

We’ve all heard of the sock monster, a.k.a the clothes dryer!  It’s a real phenomenon that happens frequently in our home. Equally disturbing is the never ending lost and found  found in my washer and dryer. Here are some of my odd finds: Crayons Pens Plastic spoons Wallet Doll clothes … Continue Reading →

Schooling, Sacraments and Song

— 1 — We’re wrapping up our 3rd quarter of school this week.  This quarter has been an adventure in implementing a new schedule mid-year!  I think we like it so far and the pros definitely outweigh the cons.  I’ve had to let go a little bit, which is really … Continue Reading →