Christmas · Inspiration

How to prepare for Advent: Pregnancy, Prayer and a good house cleaning

I hate cleaning. It’s hard to look around me- kids toys, crumbled up papers, toothpaste lining sink rims. It’s nearly  an impossible job. There’s never enough time, and even with the passing of time, it will never be clean enough or neat enough to warrant a house showing. But yet, I still rage against the machine,… Continue reading How to prepare for Advent: Pregnancy, Prayer and a good house cleaning

peace · Trusting God

The servers knew where the wine came from- Recognizing Jesus in Our Daily Lives

I have several days to go before the end of my career. While I am at peace in the Lord, my human side is trying hard to be afraid. My career is how I have identified for over fifteen years. I don’t know a life apart from it. The daily ebbs and flows of crime,… Continue reading The servers knew where the wine came from- Recognizing Jesus in Our Daily Lives

Catholic · motherhood

You don’t Have to Move to the country to raise Christian children

When my husband and I had children, we vowed not to give into the digital age, even before we became Christians. We watched parents sit with their children at restaurants with tablets neatly propped in front of their faces, and said we’d never be one of those people. It was quite painful really. We had… Continue reading You don’t Have to Move to the country to raise Christian children