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Home

The idea of home is so enchanting. It’s something we all strive to create within whatever establishment we find ourselves. We hang pictures, paint walls, and fill the space with the people and things that we love in hopes that Read more…


His Grace is Sufficient

The only light that fills the room is the flicker of a candle. The coffee is hot and creamy, being enjoyed in silence. And my heart is soaring. It is a season of joy for me and mine, something I’m Read more…


The World is so Beautiful

The other day, as Cooper hopped in the car after school, he said to me, “ya know, the world is so beautiful!” I couldn’t help but smile from ear to ear. Such a simple statement, full of so much truth. Read more…


The Harvest

Happy feast of the Nativity of Mary! Here is a snippet of history I found interesting: One traditional Marian image is the Mother of God as a fruitful field. Christ is the great harvest, the blessed fruit, of her womb. Read more…


Maturing In Prayer

This past week we celebrated the feast days of St. Monica and St. Augustine. These two incredible saints were vital to me early on in my reconversion. St. Augustine’s Confession’s met me in College when I was completely lost, but Read more…


The Gift of Motherhood

In the beginning, when new life is forming inside even unbeknownst to you, you too are being formed. And the moment you are made aware of that new little life you are forever changed. From nothing this little someone has Read more…


The Eucharist: Bishop Barron, The Catechism, and Cooper

6 Facts About the Eucharist taken from the Catechism of the Catholic Church 1. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself.2. All who eat the one broken bread, Christ, enter Read more…


Cultivating Virtue

Everyday is a grand opportunity to grow in virtue, strengthen ones soul, and fall more in love with Christ. Everyday is a grand opportunity to love ones neighbor, ones family, and ones self with great patience. There is opportunity all Read more…


Marian Consecration

I like to imagine the Wedding Feast at Cana. I equate myself to the water, unfit for a wedding feast. Mary takes me gently to the feet of her Son. She says, “do whatever he tells you.” Somewhere along the Read more…


A Few of My Favorite Things: Pregnancy Edition

Hello all! I hope everyone is staying healthy and doing well. The Choiniere’s are settling into life in Indianapolis – a transition that has been wonderfully smooth even in the midst of the Coronavirus mayhem. I hope to do a Read more…