The Examen Journal

Good morning, Ladies!! I am so excited to share today’s post with you!  I found Mary and her work through Instagram and watched as she launched her beautiful journal a few short months ago.  Since then, I have admired it and purchased my own copy.  When she agreed to answer some interview questions, I couldn’t […]

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Why Mary Should be Our #1 Role Model

In terms of human greatness, no one can come close to Mary.  Am I right?? And what better time to honor Mama Mary than during Advent!! This past week the church has honored Mary with two very special feasts.  The first, celebrated last Friday, was the feast of the Immaculate Conception.  Our parish church is […]

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Praying with a Pen

Good Morning Ladies!!   Prayer is one of the most important parts of our faith.  It is what unites us with God, His Mother, and the saints.  Without a strong prayer life, our faith can be nothing but stagnant. Someone really smart once said that there is no way for us to remain at the […]

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Wake with the Lord

Good Morning Ladies!! I am so excited about today’s post for a multitude of reasons.  First of all, because I have been able to connect with some amazing women through it.  Second, because I love mornings.  And third, because I absolutely love seeing how others use their time to grow closer to Christ. If you […]

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Saturday Morning Sit Down 8/19/17

Good morning, Ladies, For today’s Sit Down, I’m going to be a little more vulnerable. Because, sometimes, life is not all about the roses. Recently, we received some not-so-pleasant news about a family member’s health.  It is always sad to hear about unexpected illnesses and the like, but there is also hope of better things. […]

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Garden Gnomes and the Importance of Catholic Friendships

  As ladies, our lives are like gardens.  We blossom and grow and mature into beautiful places of wonder.  But our gardens are made up of much more than just flowers.  As followers of Christ, we also have statues of Jesus and Mary.  We might have a statue of one of our favorite saints, like […]

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