Who Needs a Teddy Bear When You Have a Teddy Baby?

Here’s a family story to make you smile and maybe even want to cuddle a baby.  A newborn can see clearly for about 8 inches, just far enough to focus intently on his mother’s face. It is almost as if the initiative to bond comes from the baby first, especially when I consider the fierce…… Continue reading Who Needs a Teddy Bear When You Have a Teddy Baby?

Perfect Love Casts Out All Fear

As Catholics, we are often leery of personal revelation because we are afraid of the being deceived but really, do we trust more in the power of God or the devil? Of course we should be cautious but what are we so worried about? The Church protects us with the gift of confession, the mystical tradition of the…… Continue reading Perfect Love Casts Out All Fear

All Shall be Well

Saint Julian of Norwich. I love this saint. I love what she has written. Her most famous quote is powerful and could have been written by a modern, prayerful Catholic. Saint Julian was a mystic, spiritual writer and an anchoress, called to a solitary  life of  prayer, contemplation and counselling. Her home was a small room,…… Continue reading All Shall be Well

A Catholic Almanac : Written on Canada Day!

Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA} Gratitude It is Canada Day this wonderful Monday, July 1 I am so grateful that we live in a free country. As our Anthem says,  “True North strong and free” I understand this phrase to be a prayer, proclaiming that we desire to be in the light of God, in truth.…… Continue reading A Catholic Almanac : Written on Canada Day!


7 Quick Takes Friday at ConversionDiary.com An Introduction of a new life.     On  Wednesday, I became a  grandma for the second time to a grandson.  He looks exactly like his Scottish grandfather and father. The baby’s entry into the world was very fast, especially considering this was my daughters’ first baby.  Next time,  at…… Continue reading 7QT

Root Our Children in Love

Ephesians 3:17: Be rooted and grounded in love If my children could  remember only three things to take with them into their adult life , what would I want them to be?   1.Trust that I love you and believe in you. Let that love be your foundation and your springboard into life. 2. God loves you,  just…… Continue reading Root Our Children in Love

The Secret

The Secret to the   / Survival of a   / Humane Society.   / Treasure each human,   / No matter how   / Little or   / Weak.   / Honour   / Family As its Foundation, A training ground for living . Because in Family, Divergent personalities Co-exist in Joy. Learn to…… Continue reading The Secret