Prayer Journal Prompts: Our First Ever Craft Kit…for Catholic Women!

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Heart to Heart with Jesus:

Prayer Journal Prompts Craft Kit

Our first Cathletics Craft Kit designed for Catholic Women…and really anyone in the 14+ crowd who might like to prayer journal

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How on Earth can I have a personal relationship with God?

Recently, someone close to me asked “what is a personal relationship with Jesus?” after their first session of the Catholic Alpha course. I think it can be quite a foreign concept even if our practice of the Faith up to this point has been doing just what good Catholics do: going to Mass, saying the Rosary, frequent confession, daily prayer. I’m certainly no expert…I’m still learning even though I’ve been pursuing my personal relationship with Jesus for over 20 years!

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Into the Arms of Mary

This is why I’m not going to use the Saint Generator this year.

Now is the time to figure out all those resolutions for the new year, right? As Catholics, our new Liturgical Year began with the first Sunday of Advent, but I don’t know, I still use January 1st as a new beginning. Rather than tackling 100 resolutions that will likely fizzle out by Epiphany, I’m trying to narrow in on a few practical and challenging-enough resolutions that I might be able to keep…and will help me pray, draw closer to Jesus, get healthier, better fulfil my vocation and enjoy 2017 to its fullest.

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Prayer Intentions, anyone?

We’re prepping for a pilgrimage!

Please add your prayer intentions in the comments or email me here or PM me or find me on FB or follow me on Insta

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Handing Over My Tangled Mess

Do you ever worry? Do you ever pray Jesus, I trust in You, all the while coordinating your best backup plan just in case?

I do.

Sometimes my to do lists churn into sticky-note reminders for my kids’ to do lists and I’m troubleshooting things that haven’t even happened …for jobs that aren’t even my problem. Sometimes, I wake up the next day to find that all that busy work I did while I couldn’t sleep at three in the morning…was completely unnecessary.

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Congratulations Bishop Scott McCaig!

Here’s our first ever LIVING Super Saints card in honor of our good friend Bishop-Elect Scott McCaig.

We will be attending the Episcopal Ordination of Most Reverend Scott McCaig, Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of Canada!

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Your Job is Not My Problem

Once upon a time, I had three kids at home…of the five-and-under crowd and I remember a certain three year old taking me by surprise.

We were struggling through potty training.

I had tried everything. Smarties (Canadian M&M’s), stickers, reward charts, guilt trips, peer pressure.

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A Mom For All Seasons

There are plenty of Moms out there…new Moms and veteran Moms, adoptive Moms, foster Moms, grieving Moms, hopeful Moms, spiritual Moms, expecting Moms, GrandMoms and Moms in the trenches of diapers and sleepless nights.

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Attainable Expectations for the Affirmation Junkie

I’m a bit of an affirmation junkie. I like making cool things and I like it even more when I like how they look when I’m finished…and when others tell me they like them too. It’s not a big leap to realize that I like when people like me and when they like the things that I do.

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6 Steps for a Lifelong Confession

Originally published on my secret blog in 2012, 10 years after my lifelong confession

I was speaking with my spiritual director and confessor.  Almost as an afterthought, I told him that sometimes I didn’t feel forgiven, even after confession.  He explained that it was possible to be overscrupulous…but he also mentioned the lifelong confession.

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