Some Days Are Tough

Some days I can get out of bed as soon as my alarm goes off and some mornings I’m hiding under my covers trying to lay perfectly still so the little hooligans can’t find me.  Some days I’m motivated to get the task list completed with a big fat smile upon my face, and some…

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When I Worry…

I know too many people who suffer from anxiety and worry.  They’re mainly women, and I’ve done my fair share of worry myself.  This is letter written by Mother Luisita, the foundress of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart.  This letter was written during hard times, religious persecution to be exact.  This was…

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What We Really Need

Alright, I’m making a confession here.  I made a mistake.  I’ve been working towards a goal for my husband and myself to have a better prayer life.  I’ve been thinking about it night and day.  It wasn’t happening, and I felt it was all his fault.  I thought he didn’t want it, so he was…

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Dear Dana

Hello!  Hello!  This blog post is a slight interruption from the typical blog posts you’ll read here.  I’ve been doing some thought on what my plans really are for this little gem, and I found my ultimate goal to be helping other women, other mothers, live their life just a little better than the day…

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Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy

Yesterday morning was crazy.  My husband threw me into a bad mood and from there my thoughts were scattered among at least ten different projects/people/chores I was responsible for at that time of day.  My kids, God love them, were just not with it.  They rarely are because they’re super young, but yesterday was unreal.

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Morning Offering

My morning prayer… O Jesus, through the Immaculate Hear of Mary, I offer you my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings of this day for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart, in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in reparation of my sins, for the intentions of all my relatives…

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Help Yourself Momma

Do you remember when you first became a mother, and how that precious little, squishy baby melted you and your husband?  The two of you grew a new sort of closeness as you gazed upon this life you created together.  That beautiful baby brought you closer, and yet there seemed to be new struggles within…

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Father Knows Best.

As I am human, I often forget my planned times with God, even when I have my timer set, but for the most part I have done really well to add prayer into my daily routine.  Prayer for me has changed over the years and so has the effects accompanying prayer. My first time intentionally…

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Valuing Life

With a name like St. Martha’s Lens, I’m sure you are not surprised to hear I’m Catholic.   For some readers that sentence may drive them to exit out of this blog and never return.  I wish you wouldn’t, but I refuse to change who I am to gain followers.  I’m what they call a “cradle…

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What Does Money Really Buy?

Money, money, money, money… I’ll start out by stating, what you grew up with is what you know. It is vital to make that statement because this post could be poorly construed as pointing fingers in someway, but it is not.  We learn from our parents and our surroundings.  Our parents learned from their parents…

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