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Bible Journaling: $100 Gift Card Giveaway

Have you ever done Bible Journaling? It’s where you actively engage in reading the Word by DIRECTLY journaling on your Bible pages. Some people, who clearly are much more creative than me, even draw and paint on their pages. Cool right? I just found out about it! As it turns out, this Bible Journaling thing is… Continue reading Bible Journaling: $100 Gift Card Giveaway

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Summary, Refocusing, and (Two) New Directions

I’M STILL ALIVE! So…according to my blog, it’s been almost 3 months since I last published anything here. I’m sorry to have left anyone hanging like that, but as it happens, life happened. The result was an unexpected blogging hiatus which was filled with 3 birthdays, an anniversary, and getting ready for PUBLIC school! Here then,… Continue reading Summary, Refocusing, and (Two) New Directions

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What Is All Saints Day?

Did you know that Halloween is Halloween because of November 1st?  Halloween means “Hallows Eve” which is a derivative of “Holy Evening” which is the evening before the holy day, All Saints Day. What is All Saints Day?  Here’s a very short explanation: Catholics consider all souls who are already in heaven as saints. Important fact:… Continue reading What Is All Saints Day?

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Sympathy, Loss, Grief – Uncle, Rest In Peace

A soul has been lost by us, but gained in heaven. Please pray for the repose of the soul of my dear Uncle Boy who has gone before us to see Our Lord. And pray, too, that Our Lady will hold his family close in her comforting arms – as they look for the strength… Continue reading Sympathy, Loss, Grief – Uncle, Rest In Peace

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Add This To Your Summer Reading List

Since having my baby, I haven’t had the will to sit and read through any book.  That’s almost 7 months, folks! With all the busyness and stress that comes with having an infant, plus 3 more kids, I couldn’t justify taking the time to sit and read – when there’s toys to be picked up,… Continue reading Add This To Your Summer Reading List

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When the Kids Complain About the Food We Give Them

As a former third world resident who now lives as a first world parent with kids, I get really disappointed (and a little irritated) when my kids sometimes complain about the food we give them to eat. But whether they don’t like the way the food smells, looks, or tastes, we make our kids eat… Continue reading When the Kids Complain About the Food We Give Them

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JOIN THE WORDLESS WEDNESDAY (on a Tuesday) LINKY PARTY FUN!Please visit others and leave some comment love, too!   <a href=”; target=”_blank”><img src=”; alt=”Gathering Graces” /></a>   This post is also linked up at  FreshMommyBlog, Mamato5Blessings, BabyBabyLemon, FeedMeDearly, CreateWithJoy, BeThere2Day, TheRebelSweetheart, AStarInMyOwnUniverse, AMama’sCornerOfTheWorld, OhMyHeartsieGirl, Nanahood, 5MinutesForMom, TheJennyEvolution, MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter   If you don’t see the link-up, please refresh your page.   An InLinkz… Continue reading Innocence