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Our Lady of the Smile

“O Thou who cam’st to smile on me at dawn of life’s beginning! Come once again to smile on me. . . . Mother! the night is nigh.” – St. 2,863 more words

Marian Spirituality

With a little help from my friends...and one Catholic saint

I have had a difficult life and I have always questioned why but then as I grew, I stopped questioning it and devoted myself to looking for the good, no matter how small amongst the difficulties. 1,152 more words

Quilting for friends

In the middle of January, my dear friend Susan’s husband reached out to me about creating a t-shirt quilt for his wife. He wanted it to be a birthday gift for January 20th! 427 more words

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Working in the Service Industry: Marriage

There is a moment I keep replaying in my mind over and over again. My husband’s job allows him to control his hours and schedule, which can be both a blessing and a curse. 1,996 more words


St. Therese's Hungarian Sister (d. May 13, 1933)

“After my death I will pass a review on all the Monasteries of the Visitation, and where there is disorder, I will appear as a ghost.”
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Little Flower

“How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers.” Saint Teresa of Calcutta

This Friday, January 19, is the… 222 more words

Everyday Blessings

Several long-overdue recipe quick takes

There comes a point when you simply have to declare “blog bankruptcy” and clear out your writing backlog. That doesn’t allow you to discharge your writing debt in its entirety, but it does mean that you (well, I) can feel less bad about giving some posts really short shrift. 717 more words