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Prefect Fit - I found this tweet on my timeline and thought: “How perfect a fit is this for the Gospel of today!” The Gospel today is filled with ways we break covenant with our neighbours by judging harshly, calling them fool; and when we break this covenant with them, we break it with God MT 5:20-26 Maria Rodrigues…
This is cow - Fellow moms, did you ever play a game where you made believe that your children’s dolls, stuffed animals were “real”? When our twinnies where in Kindergarten to second grade while they were at school I would arrange their favourite dolls so that they looked like they were reading books, or playing jacks with each other,…
Alpha - Dearest Mom, I know its kinda late in the day to be blogging way but I wanted to get this out into the blogosphere before I forgot it. Yesterday I started a course at a local Catholic Parish, (not my home parish), called Alpha, click here to view the site and learn more about the…
How do you view Lent - View image | gettyimages.com My fellow moms how do you view Lent?  Is it punitive, redemptive or a combination of both? Before I had children Lent was an exercise that I did to just get through.  As a child I would give up the usually things: candy, soda, and by week two I would have…
The Gremlins of the soul - Fellow mom how has your day begun?  I wish I had spent more time in bed sleeping well than just sleeping.  I stayed up way too late out of sheer rebellion and this morning I am paying for that.  But it is like Father said at morning Mass: Lent is a time to move forward…
Know who Lois and Eunice are? - Mommy Mantra January 26, 2015: 2 TM 1:1-8 Two things about this reading that I believe is very important for moms. First, Paul reminds us that “God did not give us a spirit of cowardice but rather of power and love and self-control.” Secondly, Paul reminds Timothy who has helped him have this great faith:…
I Love This - Mommy Mantra, January: Beloved: Who indeed is the victor over the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? 1 John 5:5-13 I love this reading.  Who is that person: us.  We have the power to conquer because of Christ.   Related articles Friday, 9 January 2015 : Friday after the Epiphany (First…
I Heart God - Mommy Mantra, January 8, 2015: 1 John 4: If anyone says, “I love God,” but hates his brother, he is a liar; for whoever does not love a brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. The Greatest command is triangular: Love God with your whole soul, body, mind and…
Perfection - Mommy Mantra, January 7, 2015: “…and his love is brought to perfection in us.” 1 John 4: 12 I had to sit and think about this for a while with kids/husbands it is often hard to see the perfection that love has created in us. So, what about you? Do you see perfection in others?…
Love is God - Mommy Mantra, January 6, 2015: 1 JN 4:7-10 “……because love is of God”. Hold the hand of your best-friend/spouse/child, you hold the hand of God.

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