The Fulfillment of All Desire

I have shared that I am working on consistent prayer this year, that is I am trying to take time every day for some kind of prayer time with God. I’ve been pretty consistent with this which I want to point out is only happening by the grace of God, and no doubt fueled by…

Pondering Pregnancy, Family, and Life

I am currently pregnant with our third child and I have always found navigating pregnancy and career to be stressful. I changed jobs mid-pregnancy with Ava. I was still in the early stage of my business with Pearl, and now I find myself pretty well established in business and feeling the most “stable” of any…

How Am I Supposed to Pray?

I wrote awhile back a post titled, Why I Love My Catholic Faith and I mentioned the Catechism as one of the reasons. I was recently scrolling the online Catechism looking for a particular topic when I landed on Chapter Three: The Life of Prayer. Once again, I marveled at the beauty and insight of the…

Stop Trying to be ‘Happy’

How often do you hear someone say “Well, if it makes them happy…” or “I just want them to be happy…” as a reason to justify actions that might not actually be the best? This always rubs me the wrong way. I think that if our goal is to be happy, we’re searching for the wrong…

To our “village,” thank you…

I’ve been mulling over 2018 for the last week and thinking about what I’d like to focus on for 2019. I’d be lying if I didn’t say I wasn’t overwhelmed by the year ahead already because I like things to happen now and I don’t do well with transitions. However, what I keep coming back…

Bringing more meaning to Advent

Cultivating faith, hope, joy and love this Advent season   Last Advent I wanted to do something that would fun but would still teach Ava about the true meaning of Christmas – not to take the fun of Santa and gifts away – but to add to why we really celebrate Christmas. I tried an…