Mothers in Control: Holy Vacuum Cleaners?

  Ah, mothers. Aren’t we great? Always running around serving, Acting like a combination of Martha and Mary. A+ Mums who are in control, right? . Think again. When any one of us, whether  a mother or not, refuses to give up control, we shut out the power of the Holy Spirit. In fact, we end up…… Continue reading Mothers in Control: Holy Vacuum Cleaners?

Thank Goodness, Mary Mothers Our Kids

I have failed. I did not mother perfectly. My mother did not mother perfectly Nor did her mother It is an ancestral tragedy piercing my heart with pain It is not merely an intellectual awareness  of my weaknesses It is more than surface hurt feelings It is a deep spiritual wound, A core brokenness Thank…… Continue reading Thank Goodness, Mary Mothers Our Kids

7QT Fridays:Homemaking is the ultimate career?

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 225) 7 brilliant quotes from c.s. lewis that remind us of the importance of the mundane, day-to-day lives we live in Christ. I had wanted to be a nun or a missionary in university and when God plunked a fellow in front of me and said, “This is the man…… Continue reading 7QT Fridays:Homemaking is the ultimate career?

7QT: Are You an Octopus Parent?

7 Quick Takes Friday with Jenny at Conversion Diary  A major pitfall facing all committed Christian mothers, especially a home school mum is letting go of control of our children’s spirituality and inner healing so that Christ has a chance to save, heal, and sanctify them. Over zealous mothers get in God’s way. Trust me.…… Continue reading 7QT: Are You an Octopus Parent?

St. Thérèse of Lisieux and Mums

I have recently discovered that my spirituality is very similar to that of St. Thérèse the Little Flower probably because I have lived with children under the age of 18 for 33 years.  I think that many mothers can relate to this saint as well. She lived the little way like all people who are not rich and…… Continue reading St. Thérèse of Lisieux and Mums

If I Am the Heart of the Family, Why Was I Not Missed?

I have always heard that the mother is the heart of the family, especially a stay at home mother with a crew of kids, who also helps with a hobby farm. So Why was I not missed when I spent hours locked in the chicken coop? You must first understand that even if this was a…… Continue reading If I Am the Heart of the Family, Why Was I Not Missed?

Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}

with Jenny at Suscipio Tell us what you’re thankful for…a gratitude list. Spring is finally here and my garden is growing!!! all  at once daffodils, tulips, lilacs and siberian  irises are blooming! What are you  thinking? Thoughts on nature Colossians 1:16-17 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible,…… Continue reading Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}