Our Favorite Scripture Passages to Encourage Moms

As moms, we are going to have rough days. Maybe we feel like we were too harsh with our kids, or maybe we wish we had more money to send them to that private school, or maybe we are just exhausted from staying up all night with a sick toddler. At one time or another, … Continue reading Our Favorite Scripture Passages to Encourage Moms

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What If Jesus Has Room for Everyone at the Table?

Hi! My name is Dawn and I am a Roman Catholic Christian woman. I love Jesus and everything He represents. My Christian faith is a defining characteristic of how I live my life, love the people around me, and make life decisions. One of my favorite lines from mass is “I believe in one, holy, … Continue reading What If Jesus Has Room for Everyone at the Table?

It’s A Different Kind Of Christmas This Year

Christmas Music is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. As I travel around town dropping kids here and there and traveling from store to store on my errands, I have Spotify playing Christmas music by my favorite Contemporary Christian artists. I tend to have a very strong emotional reaction to music of … Continue reading It’s A Different Kind Of Christmas This Year

Celebrating the Season of Advent

**This post contains affiliate links, which help us fund our site at no additional cost to you. The Christmas season is full of hustle and bustle. Everywhere you turn there are lights, decorations, Santa Clause, and Christmas elves.  It is easy to be caught up in the excitement and forget the true meaning for the … Continue reading Celebrating the Season of Advent

Praying for Miracles and Saying Goodbye

Twelve hours can change everything. On November 12th, 2019, my mom passed away from complications caused by CLL(Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia). After 22 months with CLL, she had one bad day. One bad day, twelve hours in the hospital, and then she left to meet her heavenly Father and see the face of Jesus. Fourteen days … Continue reading Praying for Miracles and Saying Goodbye

My Mom – A Legacy of Unconditional Love

My mom taught me the true meaning of unconditional love. Her life was a constant reflection of faith, family, and love. Her legacy will forever fill the lives of everyone who knew her. In my own words, here is the summary of my mom's beautiful life. A smile that lit up any room. My Dad … Continue reading My Mom – A Legacy of Unconditional Love

One Final Goodbye

The decision to enter hospice is never an easy one.  The day my Uncle Donald made the decision that hospice was his next step was powerful.  After a lifetime of managing a genetic disorder that attacked his body, he decided it was time to stop and leave the rest to God. Hospice was a surreal … Continue reading One Final Goodbye

For the Love of Learning and Laughter

My journey into the world of Jen Hatmaker seems quite random and accidental. A friend of mine was reading Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be and while waiting for the book on the library hold list, I came across the … Continue reading For the Love of Learning and Laughter

How to Make Friends with your Anxiety

I know what you are thinking – Did she write that title correctly? This has to be some kind of mistake.  No, Ladies and Gentlemen, this is not an error. One of the key ways I learned to live with my chronic anxiety is to realize its presence and accept it for what it is. … Continue reading How to Make Friends with your Anxiety

Discovering My Spiritual Gifts

The road to self-discovery can be a long and twisted one. Sometimes I am all about the journey and other times I would like to get out of the car and worry about it all another day.  The past year, I have been embracing the journey.  I am reading and listening to a plethora of … Continue reading Discovering My Spiritual Gifts