182146_462947877063231_514566922_n Mommy Mantra

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.
Hearing voices - Mommy Mantra, January 5, 2015: 1 John 3:22–4:6 This first reading speaks of something very important: testing the spirits, (thoughts, actions, information, opinions of others and ourselves), to see if they are from God. “Beloved, do not trust every spirit but test the spirits to see whether they belong to God…” When I was in formation,…
Epiphany - This Christmas decoration is on the wall in our family/media room and it is apropos for Epiphany and the season we are having and hope to continue throughout the year. We believe Christ/God is love and because of this Christmas is a time when we give love more easily. We give gifts to our loved because we…
I’m stressed all the time! - Mommy Mantra, January 2, 2015: 1 John 2:22-28, John 1:19-28 The First Reading asks who is the lair, anyone who denies God/Christ, in the Gospel Jesus is threateningly asked who he was. Like many of us I take time to scan my Facebook. This morning I came across a mom who seems to be ”…
Children, it is the last hour - Mommy Mantra, December 31, 2014: 1 John 2:18: “Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that the antichrist was coming, so now many antichrists have appeared. Thus we know this is the last hour.” At the time Saint John was writing this the Church was preparing for a literal last hour.…
New Eve - Mommy Mantra December 8, 2014: The LORD God then asked the woman: What is this you have done? The woman answered, “The snake tricked me, so I ate it.” GENESIS 3:13 Both women impact our lives, the world, themselves.  Eve, like many of us, trusts others, she looks outside herself to find guidance.  Maybe she…

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