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If you’re wondering where you stand with the Good Lord, know this one thing: Christ thirsts for you. He longs for your love and affection, and is waiting on your response.// “How can we last even one day without hearing Jesus say ‘I love you’-impossible. Our soul needs that as much as the body needs to breathe the air.”-St. Teresa of Calcutta . . . Read more on the blog-link in bio under “Jesus Thirsts for You.” 💗 . . . #catholic #christian #catholicfaith #catholicism #bissisterhood #blessedisshe #jesus #prayer #catholicliving #catholicsistas #projectblessed #peaceinchrist #christianliving #jesuslovesyou #catholicism #catholicblogger #blogger #notonstone #heartofchrist #byloverefined #jesuslovesyou
Last year I finally read the whole Bible. I made it a New Year resolution, and it was honestly life changing. It’s not that I didn’t read the Bible before or that I didn’t invest time in learning about it, but I definitely didn’t read it as a daily habit. Reading the Bible daily now has allowed me to internalize God’s Word more deeply and has brought me closer to Him than ever before. If you don’t read the Bible much, I encourage you to increase your time with it! It will transform your heart! 🧡 I’m so glad to share a copy of the Blessed Is She Bible with one of you, because it’s such a beautiful and inviting copy. I love that there’s room to write thoughts and prayers and I think the design is just gorgeous. There’s still time to enter the giveaway, but it closes this evening so make sure to do it soon! ✨Also, I just want to say THANK YOU for following me. This has been such a wonderful place for me to share my faith with you and I LOVE this community on instagram! Over 1,000 of you??? Wow. Truly humbling. 💗 . . . #byloverefined #catholic #catholicblogger #catholicblog #bissisterhood
Christ took on weakness and death in order to transform it and sanctify it. May we let Him do the same in our lives, especially through the Sacraments of the Most Holy Eucharist, and Reconciliation. We are a Church of sinners in need of the divine physician to heal our weak souls. He will give us the grace we need to change, to grow, and to be sanctified. Keep seeking Christ. Don’t let your weaknesses and sins define you, but bring them to the Sacrament of the altar. Lay your troubles at the feet of Jesus, and let him continually refresh your heart.// “I myself am convinced by the Petrine claims, not looking around the world does there seem much doubt which (if Christianity is true) is the True Church, the temple of the spirit dying but living, corrupt but holy, self-reforming and re-arising.”-J.R.R. Tolkien . . . #catholic #christian #catholicfaith #catholicism #bissisterhood #blessedisshe #jesus #prayer #catholicliving #catholicsistas #projectblessed #peaceinchrist #christianliving #jesuslovesyou #catholicism #catholicblogger #blogger #notonstone #heartofchrist #byloverefined
🧡✨GIVEAWAY (CLOSED) AND BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! 📣✨🧡 I’m SO humbled by all the new faces around here, and so excited to say that my website is up and running again! I’ve felt so inspired on this page and By Love Refined has always been my true home where I share all about my life, faith, and love for Catholicism. My hope over there is to continue to inspire you to grow closer to the Lord, and to offer you more information on living the life of faith! ✨To celebrate today, I’m giving away a copy of the Blessed Is She Journaling Bible! I’ve even tabbed it for you already! I’ve really come to love this Bible, and I want to share it with you to honor today! If you already have it, enter to give it away as a gift to someone you love! To enter, follow these easy steps: Subscribe through the link in my bio, follow me and leave a comment below! For extra entries: Tag a friend below (extra entry per tag), or head to byloverefined.com to pick a favorite post (old or new) and leave a comment! Good luck! 💗 Winners will be picked Wednesday evening! 💗#byloverefined
Can I just say it?? Taking your kids to Mass can be SO difficult sometimes! We went to a new church last night and there weren’t many children there. After Communion, we sat for a few minutes in silence, which was awkward for me and Joe because we were battling the kids the whole Mass, in hopes they’d be quiet. But for 2 seconds I felt this calm silence and thought, “Oooooh that’s it!! That was AAMAZING!!” But listen. As much as I crave that super still and contemplative time with God in Mass every Sunday, he’s given us this role of raising our children in the faith. They are not obligated to be at Mass, but what we give them by taking them is the greatest gift of all: we give them familiarity with the Source and Summit of our faith; we give them closeness to Jesus. And even though it’s hard and they don’t really get it, they see their parent’s making it a priority and that will speak volumes in their life. (Believe me, I speak from firsthand experience from never being allowed to miss Mass growing up.) What I learned and what I hope we instill in them is that Jesus must be the center of our lives. Even when it’s difficult, when we face distractions, or when we’d rather busy ourselves with other opportunities that seem more appealing. That’s the worldly stuff we hope to steer them away from, and though we may have to wrestle with them in Mass for now, I know both us parents and our kids are better for it. 💗 . . What’s your experience with your kids like? Find it easy? Find it difficult? What’s your reason for going or not going with them? I’d love to know! Also, share any tips for Mass-going with small kids! . . . #catholic #christian #catholicfaith #catholicism #bissisterhood #blessedisshe #jesus #prayer #catholicliving #catholicsistas #projectblessed #peaceinchrist #christianliving #jesuslovesyou #catholicism #catholicblogger #blogger ##heartofchrist #byloverefined #catholicmass #mass #sundaymass #sourceandsummit #eucharist
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