A Reflection on Sunflowers

“I find comfort in contemplating the sunflowers.” Vincent Van Gogh Sunflowers are one of my favorite flowers. I’ve loved them ever since I was small. As they towered above me, cheerfully standing guard by the front porch, I was mesmerized by their yellow petals, tall stalks and large leaves. My mom and I would watch […]

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An Advent Sonnet…

Today is Gaudete Sunday, and I find myself once more in the third week of Advent. Most every Catholic knows that this is a season of hopeful preparation, of joyfully anticipating the re-birth of the Christ Child in our hearts at Christmas. This season, as I feel harried and rushed by many obligations, I look […]

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“Love and Mercy:” A Chance to Support Catholic Films!

It came to my attention through the Blessed Is She Facebook group that there is a new docudrama coming to select theaters on October 28th of this year! Love and Mercy is a film that shares details about the Divine Mercy image and the life of St. Faustina Kowalska. The movie also compares the Divine […]

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A Single Girl Can “Say Yes to the Dress?” Here’s How…

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In an age that focuses on heavily on one’s relationship status, women everywhere can take heart. Single girls need not fear loneliness, and those who wait for Mr. Right can have that bridal experience even if he hasn’t arrived yet. Each little girl will have a wedding day. Each one can live her childhood dream […]

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A Pick-Me-Up Playlist for Lent

Well, here we are. Almost halfway through Lent. But if you’ve fallen off the wagon of good intentions and resolutions, then know you’re not alone. No Lent is 100% mistake-free. The good news is that each moment is the opportunity for a fresh start. God is all about starting over again. Let’s pick ourselves up […]

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