On Family Visioning, “JMJ”, and The Holy Family Prayer

Every year since 2017, our family has been doing a family visioning and planning session, usually at the start of each new year. When the kids were younger (and fewer in number 😉 ), we started simply, focusing on giving thanks for the blessings of the previous year, and setting goals for the year ahead. … Continue reading On Family Visioning, “JMJ”, and The Holy Family Prayer

One Word, One Saint, One Verse of the Year

It's almost the middle of January—can you believe it?! (I certainly can't.) I wonder how those who made New Year's resolutions at the end of December or beginning of January are doing. (I didn't make any resolutions and may not really get around to making any—more on this in a bit—BUT if you're one of … Continue reading One Word, One Saint, One Verse of the Year

Blessings for 2021 & Lessons from 2020

Well, well, well... Can you believe it? 2021 is here! And the last time I wrote a blog post, COVID-19 had just started to wreak havoc in the world. When I wrote about how to make an act of spiritual communion back then, I had no idea that the community quarantine or lockdown here in … Continue reading Blessings for 2021 & Lessons from 2020

What Is Spiritual Communion and How Do You Do It?

I'm back here on the blog to write what is hopefully a quick note for my fellow Catholics who may have been following current events in relation to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Here in the Philippines, President Duterte recently announced the need for Metro Manila to be placed under "community quarantine" due to the sharp … Continue reading What Is Spiritual Communion and How Do You Do It?

Lenten Thoughts and a PSA: What Happened to My Old Blogs

I rarely write blog posts these days, and I almost gave up on posting on IG too. But as I mentioned in my post below, all of this is God's and for His greater glory, so. . . here I am. https://www.instagram.com/p/B8-qZIDnVbK/ Posted this on IG on Shrove Tuesday. Just before Ash Wednesday last week. … Continue reading Lenten Thoughts and a PSA: What Happened to My Old Blogs

Mary as Our Mother and Role Model

Visite du Pape Jean-Paul II aux Sanctuaires NDL (1983) by Ireneed, Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 Today, February 11, we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. To celebrate, I'm sharing an inspiring guest post written by Marilyn Nash. Our Lady of Lourdes, Mama Mary, pray for us! When Jesus then saw His mother, and … Continue reading Mary as Our Mother and Role Model

Advent Hopes and Traditions

And just like that, the Advent season will be starting in a few days! I can't believe how quickly time flies, especially when we enter the "-ber" months! Still so much to do, so little time. *sighs* Part of me actually dreads the coming of Advent because it means that Christmas is just around the … Continue reading Advent Hopes and Traditions

Come Join Us at the CALLED Catholic Homeschoolers Summit!

I haven't been blogging for quite some time now, and it's mostly because of life, and the fact that my "real" blog has been down for MONTHS! To make a long story short, the person who handles my website hosting is currently MIA of sorts, and I haven't been able to get in touch with … Continue reading Come Join Us at the CALLED Catholic Homeschoolers Summit!

Our Discoveries: Fun and Learning Time with Kinder Joy

As someone who tries her best to practice intentional parenting—together with my husband, of course—I am always on the lookout for ways to make our family time meaningful and memorable. This is why I decided to include "Our Discoveries and Experiences" in this blog. I wanted to share about what products and services help to … Continue reading Our Discoveries: Fun and Learning Time with Kinder Joy

Woman, You Are Meant to Shine! (An Invitation)

One of the things that I had been praying for during my bedrest period was that I would be well enough to attend this year's Jewels Conference. I went to the first conference, and had been waiting for the next one... which will be happening soon—on June 2, to be exact! So I am very grateful to … Continue reading Woman, You Are Meant to Shine! (An Invitation)