FYI Wednesday: Why won’t my kids go to Mass?

It’s FYI Wednesday and I have asked fellow Catholic moms for questions that they might have on such topics as motherhood and spirituality, children’s spiritual development, finding time for yourself, or just to learn more about Spiritual Direction; here is the latest question asked by  Ali: Q: What have I done wrong that my kids don’t…

Spiritually blind

For three days, he was unable to see Acts 9:9 Saul sure has an encounter with Christ on the to road Damascus, knocks him right off his horse!  During my time as a mom, I have been knocked off my horse many a time.  Sometimes, like Saul, I am doing it to myself by how I…

Hurry Up! It’s getting away!

The Spirit said to Philip, “Go and join up with that chariot.” In the first reading today, Phillip feels/spiritually hears God calling him to take a desert route, not one he would normally take.  God has some important things to discuss with a certain Ethiopian eunuch, and He needs Phillip to do that talking. Ever have that…

It is mercy I desire, and not sacrifice.

Sister Moms have you ever felt like everything you, everything, you did as a mom was just wrong! As moms we all make mistakes.  But prayer, thought, seeking of knowledge and help is what God asks of us.  He does not want us to wallow in the past.  Wallow is the hurt of our hearts…

Slavery

Mommy Mantra October 14, 2014: Gal 5: 1-6 “…..so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery” Paul speaks right to the heart of the matter, he is saying to the early Church don’t get caught up in the law it will only draw you away from what is important: Christ.…

Spiritual Practice Tuesday: Gratitude

Spiritual Practice Tuesday: Gratitude. In Scripture we see gratitude quite often; especially after someone has been healed, or a prayer answered. Break the word done to it’s component parts and you find that it means the state of being pleased, the state of thankfulness. So who is thankful or pleased? First there is God who…

Saturday October 5, 2013 Inspirational Photo

Luke 10: 17-24. The 72 have returned with joy.  They have done what they have been given the power to do: heal, preach and what is the main focus of this Mommy Mantra; defeated the devil. The Gospel of Luke says the 72 returned with their eyes ablaze, with such great excitement they could not…

Spiritual Resource Thursday

An Excerpt from Prayers for a Planetary Pilgrim: A Personal Manual for Prayer and Ritual by Father Edward Hays This is a devotional treasurehouse with prayers modeled on all traditions and rituals based on everyday activities. Here is a Christian prayer for zeal. A Prayer for Zeal Implant within my heart, O God, the fiery zeal of…