“I bear the marks of Jesus on my body.”

“I bear the marks of Jesus on my body.”

I shared a reflection from Sunday’s Mass readings in my newsletter, which is published on Patreon every Monday. This week, I’m talking about this line that stood out to me at Mass: “I bear the marks of Jesus on my body.” (Galatians 6:17)...
“Love is the center of our lives”

“Love is the center of our lives”

This week’s must-reads: + Pentecost was on Sunday! I focused on this quote in my Catholic Wife, Catholic Life Newsletter here: “Let’s ask ourselves: are we open to the Holy Spirit, do I pray to him to enlighten me, to make me more sensitive to the things of God?...
Gifts for Any Lovely Lady In Your Life

Gifts for Any Lovely Lady In Your Life

I’m seeing so many Mother’s Day Gift Guides out there, that I thought I’d put together my own gift guide — but this one’s for any lady in your life! I hope this list is helpful either for you to buy something nice for your mom, your...
The Gift of “You’re Glowing”

The Gift of “You’re Glowing”

+ My eyes teared up the first time that I remember when another woman told me, “You’re glowing!” ✨ These two words that seem like they’re reserved for expectant-mamas. It felt like a gift to be able to hear these words when my heart ached for...
“Courage fills the gap… but love conquers fear”

“Courage fills the gap… but love conquers fear”

This week’s reads: + “Courage fills the gap in the journey from fear to love, but ultimately love conquers fear.” (Chris Ackerman, @lifeteen )❤️ I don’t want to let my fears keep me from living a beautiful life. When I feel like they are, I run...
A little bit of Mary & a little bit of Modesty

A little bit of Mary & a little bit of Modesty

+ On Mary: Many women I know don’t feel a natural closeness to our blessed Mother Mary, and I can imagine why: Mary was born without sin — how can we relate to that?? I get that. Here’s what I like to remind myself of, though, when those thoughts...