A call to motherhood. A call which confounds the wise. A call which confounds the mentality of Western Society. I too was surprised to discover life and joy in the ordinary. Years ago, a mother to four little onesI was frantic.. I was worried, actually frantic. Was I pregnant yet again? …… Continue reading A Call Which Confounds the Wise
A friend sent me the most amusing video, a song composed by a family of 12 , sung to the tune of the Christmas carol, “The 12 Days of Christmas”. It is hilarious because I have heard all these phrases for decades. listen and enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWzycOUrIYo The very existence of a joyful mother of nine…… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: “Are They All Yours?”
After the birth of our fourth child, Michael and I struggled to understand exactly how we were meant to live our lives. We were discussing an article by an author whose main premise was that letting go of control and trusting in God was not some abstract principle but a day-to-day practical call that included the…… Continue reading #ThursdayTheologyBlogs :Why Did You Have So Many Kids?
This is My Calling, This is My Vocation I am a conundrum: a rather outmoded sort of woman, ridiculed by modern career women, vilified by the earth’s prophets of doom and sanctified by the religious right. I was the least likely candidate to have a lot of children. I had never even held a baby before my first born.You…… Continue reading This is My Calling, This is My Vocation
So with that in mind, Small Success Thursday returns. This week, I feel most blessed to have:List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, victories over the big stuff, blessings which you have received which reveal the breathing presence of God’s grace in your life. Then ask a friend to come and…… Continue reading Small Success Thursday:Better Late Than Never
who would have thought? I met Michael, who was just passing through Regina, Saskatchewan to British Columbia. From that very first, meeting, it felt like the prairie wind had swooped down and scattered all my work and plans. When I first met my future husband, I weighed 98 lbs. I had just graduated with an Honours…… Continue reading God’s Ways Are Not Our Ways: Thank Heaven!
Hello, and welcome to Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival. We are a group of Catholic bloggers who gather weekly to share our best posts with each other. To participate, go to your blog and create a post titled Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival. In it, discuss and link to your posts for the week–whether they deal with…… Continue reading Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival