Reflections on Fatima

Friday was the anniversary of the third appearance of our Blessed Mother to the children at Fatima in 1917. It gave me pause to stop and reflect upon the visitation, the children, the people of that time, and Mary’s message to the world. Is the meaning of Fatima still applicable today, or is the “Fatima … Continue reading

Movie Review: No Greater Love

Quite some time ago a movie caught my eye while I was shopping at a local Family Christian store. Recently, when I read the movie description online, I decided it was a movie I would rent and watch – some day. Over the past week, God has been whispering in my ear to watch the … Continue reading

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

St. Valentine’s Day has come and gone. While others are exchanging cards, gifts, chocolates, flowers, and embraces, I was completely ignoring the day. Valentine’s Day has had negative meaning for me since high school… until my daughter was born Valentine’s morning twelve years ago. I suppose God knew I needed a reason to make it … Continue reading

St. Jude

According to legend St. Jude, one of the original twelve apostles, was a relative, most likely a cousin, of Jesus and grew up in the same region as Jesus. His mother was a cousin of the Virgin Mary and his father the brother of St. Joseph. His brother, St. James, was also one of the … Continue reading

Book Review: Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Home

Strolling through a new discount shop one day, I happened upon two or three huge tables with mounds of books. It was only through coincidence (or divine providence?) that I came across a book from Mrs. Meyer. You may be familiar with the popular line of cleaning products, or you may be asking yourself who … Continue reading

The Foundation of Peace

I have struggled for years with a roller coaster faith. I’ve also struggled for years with allowing life to control my thoughts, attitudes, actions, and mood. I never really made the connection until recently. Maybe it has to do with reaching those middle years where we finally begin to let go of our immaturity and … Continue reading