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Day 4: Water Park

Day 4: Water Park

Today’s Saint: St. Peter Damian Gospel Reading: Luke 5:27-32 After a well-intentioned morning of cleaning rooms, playing outdoors, and visiting friends, we ventured to one of our new favorite places: Lost Rios Indoor Water Park at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI. We went […]

3 Things

3 Things

1) I am not a morning person. I repeat. I am not a morning person. I’ve tried and failed so many times at so many things that involve something other a comfy couch, a warm blanket, and a hot cup of coffee. This explains why […]

Simplifying Christmas

Simplifying Christmas

Upon lighting last year’s first Advent candle, I was filled with incredible hope for Christmas. Hope that I would be able to create beautiful memories for my children. Hope that greed would not overtake our desire to give. Hope that Christ would not get lost […]

Trusting God

Trusting God

Dear God, I may never fully understand why I must go down this broken, empty road. I never thought being a mom would be so painful. Challenging, yes. Painful, no. At least not in the “you’ll never be real to me” sense. I am a mother […]