Motherhood isn't a primary vocation
Culture, Marriage, Catholic

Motherhood isn’t a Primary Vocation

Vocation: a call from God to a distinctive state of life, in which the person can reach holiness (Modern Catholic Dictionary, Fr. John Hardon, S.J.). One of the best things that happened during Vatican II was the declaration of the Universal vocation: holiness. ...all the faithful of Christ of whatever rank or status, are called to the… Continue reading Motherhood isn’t a Primary Vocation

Advertisements
Little Boy Fishing
Catholic, Parenting

One Mom’s Quick Guide to Surviving Little Boys

Well, I think we're finally seeing the end of whatever nasty bug my boys had. So far all of 2018 has been spent trying to get healthy, which means lots of sitting at home. It also means lots of time with nothing really to distract me from the 24/7-365 of mommyhood. I love my boys,… Continue reading One Mom’s Quick Guide to Surviving Little Boys

Catholic, Culture, saints

Hopes and Dreams for 2018

This post is part of the Catholic Women Blogging Network Blog Hop. Head over to the link up page to see what my other blogging buddies are looking forward to in the coming year. Well, folks, we've almost done it. 2017 has just about a half month left then we get to start over with… Continue reading Hopes and Dreams for 2018

Ten Commandments
Catholic, Culture, Parenting

Because I said so: Modeling the Love of God to Our Children

As a parent, I have a responsibility to imitate God's loving guidance for my children. God, in His infinite perfection, is the Perfect Father, and parents have to model their child-rearing after Him. Consequently, the way we parent our children will have lasting effects on the way they perceive God. As I've gotten older, I've become… Continue reading Because I said so: Modeling the Love of God to Our Children

Catholic, Culture, Parenting, saints, Uncategorized

Merry Advent from the Family

All those (four) years ago during marriage prep, my husband and I were asked to discuss which holiday traditions we were each going to bring from our bio-families to incorporate into our new family. At the time, it seemed like a silly thing to waste precious time on, when I could be doing one of… Continue reading Merry Advent from the Family