“Get over yourself, God Needs You!”

Sunday was the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, and the Gospel reading was of the Canaanite woman with an ill daughter.  Now, what was so interesting about this Sunday, was that I was at a church that is far more conservative than I am. I seldom go to this church for Mass because I find that…

Motherhood and God News August 14, 2014

The Spirituality Of The Verse

We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering – these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love – these are what we…

Post Your Questions Here

Every Wednesday I blog the questions that moms 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. Use the form to leave yours Related articles FYI Wednesday: Prayer and Personality

So What Do I Say To You

Here is a chart from Health on ten things to say to someone with depression. They said it far better than I but the last column is my addition to the conversation. There is rarely an explanation for why things don’t work, so I thought it would be helpful to understand that things said in…

FYI Wednesday: Dull Shades Of Gray

#456752215 / gettyimages.com 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 Everyone: “What can/should you say to someone…

Depression

I am so glad that someone posted this picture. Having family members who are dealing with, have dealt with, or may deal with depression; it is nice to see that Facebook, Twitter, and the bloggersphere are beginning to disseminate the truth about depression. I have a good friend who is a psychiatric nurse and a mom of children…

RIP Robin, Eternal Rest Grant Unto Him

Mommy Manta August 12: MT 18:1-5, 10, 12-14 The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven?” He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the Kingdom of heaven.…