A Short and Sweet New Year’s reflection by Michelle

New Years 2021 As 2020 comes to a close, there’s so much to say. Its been tame, it’s been eye-opening. It’s been essential. And yet it was all planned. Wednesday is St Joseph’s Day. If you pray to St Joseph, do the basic requirements (Our Father, Hail Mary, Apostle’s Creed for the Pope Confession a […]

An Advent Reflection by Michelle

Advent When it comes to mental health and the Holidays, things can get a little tricky.No doubt stress exists in a season and a year such as it’s been in 2020.Make straight the path for Him. As we make room in our hearts for Jesus during this Advent season, I think of how many more […]

Mental Health Tips for the Holidays – A Brief List

Hello dear reader! It’s holiday time again and with Covid in the picture it’s more important than ever to maintain good mental health. In this post I have compiled a brief list of mental health tips you can practice during the holiday season. 1. Plan Ahead It’s easy to say YES to everything and take […]

We Stayed the Course – A Poem by Mary C. Wallace

       FOR HOLY PRIESTS    (And Laymen Who Are              Discerning)    WHO MAY FIND THEIR          CONSCIENCES            CONFLICTED       Once again, I did not write this unassisted, but was guided by a more Celestial mind and hand.✨ […]

Wandering Thoughts – A Poem By Hannah Halliday

Oh how my thoughts do race Must put on a happy face In this world you can’t be blue It’s not what they expect from you But is the person that you see Just who I am told to be Must act like everything is right Though my mind wants to fight A brain filled […]

A Special Announcement: God’s Mercy is Infinite and Everlasting

Dear friends, I’m sharing a short talk at the online conference, ‘God is Mercy!’I’m joining SmartCatholics to bring a variety of speakers together to grow in our understanding of God’s Mercy.The event lasts 2 days, from November 28-29. And the best part is, it’s more than an online event. It’s a community that will grow.So […]

Happy Birthday to My Blog! 10 Things I Learned in My First Year

Hello dear reader! September 1 of this year marked the first birthday of my blog. Thanks to all who read and contribute!! It means more to me than you know. In this piece I would like to share 10 things I learned in my first year of blogging in no particular order. 1. Content creation […]

Behold the Lamb of God! Jesus’s Baptism and what it Means

Editor’s note: This is a previous post touched up and redone. Enjoy! It was by the banks of the Jordan River that John the Baptist proclaimed “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world!” (John 1:29). When John saw his cousin coming toward him, he already knew in his heart […]

Stigma is Awful!

By T. Rea OkerbergMental illnesses, all of them, are difficult. Not just for the person afflicted with the ‘bad brain days,’ but the people who a part of their lives. Personally, I’ve got two: C-PTSD (Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and Bipolar Disorder. Because of these, I’m prescribed two medications that I have to take twice […]

God the Great Healer

Hi all, Zahra Marie here 🙂 Today I want to talk about God as the healer in our lives. I recently learned that I have been very sick all of these years not so much due to hypothyroidism, but to having a liver and kidneys that are chalk full of toxins due to taking 20 […]