Solidarity February 26, 2014

Katniss Everdeen holds up her hand to show solidarity.  Look at her fingers: three fingers – the Trinity. It makes using this picture poetic.  By standing with other moms in prayer is to stand in solidarity with them.  It is one important way to help moms feel less spiritually isolated, overcome, overburdened. There are very…

We, like Mary bear, the Divine

Continuing with the Lenten theme of seeing Motherhood from a different perspective, let’s consider this picture on the left. Women are created to bear children.  As women we have a very important role in salvation. We are baptised  as Priest = Nurturer, Prophet = Teacher, Queen = Minister of Home with each of these roles challenging us to live…

OMG look at her!

Mommy Mantra for Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 “When you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites. They neglect their appearance, so that they may appear to others to be fasting. Last weekend we saw the movie “Hail Caesar!”  The movie is set in the 1950’s and one of the main characters was very Catholic who prayed…

I can’t find the bottom of this bag

EPH 4:17, 20-24 “…..that you should put away the old self of your former way of life” I hear this Gospel loud and clear.  As a mom, we come into this vocation with whatever we are bringing from our old life.  Often we bring what is good, helpful. But there are those things that we bring…

St. Mary Tchou-Ou-Cheu

One of my goals with this blog is to try and introduce fellow faith-filled moms to women saints.  There are many wonderful women who have heard the call of God in their lives and they can be an inspiration to us. Many of these brave women are not well known so I am trying to bring…

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