All About Faith

Sunday with the Saints: Come Holy Spirit!

Pentecost is the celebration of the person of the Holy Spirit coming upon the Apostles, Mary, and the first followers of Jesus, who were gathered together in the Upper Room. When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly a sound...

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Petition to Our Lady of The Holy Rosary of Pompeii.

Today on May 8th, is the Feast day of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Pompeii. This story is amazingly beautiful about Blessed Bartolo Longa a lawyer that was a baptized Catholic yet fell away was influenced by two former priests at the University. He became very...

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Sundays with the Saints: Month of Mary!

We are now in one of the most beautiful months in the calendar of our faith, MAY. The month of Mary, our sweet mother, the Mother of Our Savior.  We also celebrate Mother's Day as well as the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. We need this month to helps us to really...

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Sunday with the Saints: Divine Mercy.

It is the year 2020. It is a year filled with so much darkness and death. Uncertainties. Chaos. Yet, as we come to the end of Lent, we know that darkness fails, we know that life overcomes death and we know for certain that Christ will rise up again on Easter Sunday....

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I rest in Him.

I am going to be honest here. I have failed myself. I have failed you. Last week, I share that God had been preparing me for these. I guess I haven't been well prepared as I thought. I have given into so many indulges in these two weeks that it has shown on the scale....

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Sunday with the Saints: The Annunciation.

            "Ecce ancilla Domini; fiat mihi secundum verbum tuum"  “The scene of the Annunciation is a very lovely one. How often we have meditated on this. Mary is recollected in prayer. She is using all her senses and her faculties to speak...

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How God has been preparing me for this moment!

  It was early December when I finally went to see my spiritual director. I had this great need to see him. He could tell that something wasn't right. He knows me and knew that I wasn't your anxious type of person. And I was anxious.  I explain to him that for...

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Sundays with the Saints: St. Katharine Drexel

     We have just finished up the Month of Black History in February and entering now the month of Women's History in the United States. St. Katharine Drexel is a perfect person to learn from for both those history months.   This American born saint is a...

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Stations of the Cross – a DIY Act of Love.

  It has begun. The season of Lent.  I felt a deep call to really put a big focus on the Stations of the Cross. I don't recall as a child doing the Stations of the Cross. But I want my children to recall this beautiful prayer which I hope that even after lent, we...

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Lent Activities for the Pro-Life Family

We are just a week away from Ash Wednesday of Lent 2020.  A time to transform ourself for Christ.  A time to transform our family.  A time to transform the culture of death to the Culture of Life. How does one do such an overwhelming task of transformation of self,...

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All About Wellness

14-Day Sugar Detox

  Reduce sugar for 14 days so that you can overcome sugar cravings and make choosing healthier foods easier!    What is the 14-day challenge all about?   Avoiding added sugar, processed foods, and artificial sweeteners  Choosing to be mindful about what...

Don’t Fall For Diet Fads

Remember when we used to have to wait for the internet to dial-up?  Or more than two days for package delivery? In today’s world, instant gratification is almost expected.  Unfortunately, this does not serve people well when it comes to diet and exercise. And most...

Number – Does Not Define You Or Does it?

For 8 weeks, I joined a challenge that our coach Dan Villeda put together.   I have added this sweet and very encouraging coach to our Merciful Challenge tools (he gives us a free Family HIIT Class every Thursday at 11 am CT on zoom or Facebook Live ) Ok. So for...

Rise Up & Walk.

Sometimes life is just not what we thought it should be like. We are living in times that just make no sense at all. As mothers, we feel the world on our shoulder and the children on our feet. We feel trape and just stuck.  We don't know if to hide or fight. We are...

Mother’s Day- Real Self-Love Day.

Tomorrow is Mother's Day.  A very different Mother's Day for many of us will not see our own mothers or celebrate it going out to eat, shopping, etc.  To me this is a day, I get to do whatever I want. Right? Well, that is what I tell myself. It is a day to treat...

Purified By Water Win a Bottle.

Health experts say that you should drink eight 8 oz. glasses of water per day. But it can be hard to hit this mark.  The truth is, most of us need to drink more water!  And a lot of us may not realize all of the health benefits of drinking water. You know that your...

Jellybean Boycott: Join Me On A 5-Day Challenge!

Ok, so we are not really going to boycott jellybeans. I love jellybeans. I hate jellybeans. Yeah, I have one of those love-hate relationships!  But I am done with them. No, really, we ate them all, mostly my kids but they are gone! I got it all out of my system and...

I rest in Him.

I am going to be honest here. I have failed myself. I have failed you. Last week, I share that God had been preparing me for these. I guess I haven't been well prepared as I thought. I have given into so many indulges in these two weeks that it has shown on the scale....

All About Motherhood – Life

Treasures in Heaven: A book for healing and hope!

 A post that I was hoping not to write again.    But God's mercy and love is bigger than my understanding of all of this pain. That knowing that if we unite our greatest sufferings with  His, we are somewhat worthy of the true cross which might bring us a living...