What I Read: Catching Up With the Quarterly Review

July:    "Balancing in Heels" by Kristin Cavallari As you can tell with a quick glance, July was a much needed "brain-break."  Coming off of Bishop Barron's "Catholicism" book (highly recommend), I just wanted something light and easy to read.  I was perusing books at the library when I came across Kristin's book.  I hate to admit [...]

Sweet Lucia

Sweet Lucia

Today is my little love's 2nd Birthday! Time has certainly flown by! The day she was born was one of the sweetest days of my life.  My birthing experience with her was a huge opportunity for prayer, and one of the closest experiences I've ever had with Christ.  Read about it here.   We had no [...]

What’s With All the Legality in The Church?

What’s With All the Legality in The Church?

I have to be honest: I’ve never really had a problem with the Church guiding me right from wrong.  Maybe that is characteristic of a true cradle-catholic, or perhaps it’s because, from a young age, my father taught me that the Church was something to be trusted, not feared.  Whatever the reason, I never questioned [...]

7 Quick Take Friday: On blogging, Image, and Trying not to Fizzle Out

7 Quick Take Friday: On blogging, Image, and Trying not to Fizzle Out

I feel like every time I do one of these quick take Friday updates, it’s mainly because I want to tell all my readers out there: Yes! Still alive over here!  Still interested in this here blog! But…life.  Life happens, and kids need tending too, and preschool starts, and vacations come up, and RCIA starts, [...]

5 Tips for Growing In Your Relationship With God

5 Tips for Growing In Your Relationship With God

In today's world, we want instant gratification.  Anytime we have to wait for something we desire, we get upset or feel let down.  We want what we want when we want it. The problem is, things don't always work that way, and our relationship with God definitely doesn't work that way.  There's no "easy" button we can [...]