An encouraging post for busy times in our lives.
Large family, Musings, Simplicity

In Defense of Being Busy

"Oh, I'm so busy!" We have a love-hate relationship with being busy, don't we? Wherever we are in life, there are voices that will try to make us feel guilty about it. On the one hand, we have a lot to do. We have families, jobs, responsibilities, hopes, dreams, hobbies. Our days fill up fast.… Continue reading In Defense of Being Busy

Gift ideas for Catholic converts, RCIA, sponsors, Confirmation, Christmas, Easter, with a list of small Catholic businesses and artisans.
Catholicism, Conversion, Liturgical Year

Gift Ideas for Catholic Converts & Reverts

Welcome to my Gifts for Converts and Reverts Roundup! With the Christmas season just barely peeking around the corner and the RCIA/Religious Ed. year getting into full swing, this seems like the perfect time to pull together a gift guide. When a person is new to and still unfamiliar with the Church, there are specific… Continue reading Gift Ideas for Catholic Converts & Reverts

Constant Mental Prayer: what it is, what it isn't, and tips to pursue this important virtue every day.
Catholicism

Marian Virtue Series: Constant Mental Prayer

This post is a part of a Marian Virtue Series, running every Wednesday and Friday. It will conclude on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. If you are just joining the series now and want to learn more you can start here: Introduction to Marian Virtue Series. Previous Blog Article: Surpassing Purity at The Lemke Lodge.… Continue reading Marian Virtue Series: Constant Mental Prayer