"Without sacrifice, there is no love." ~ St. Maximilian Kolbe Sacrificing is something that all Catholics are asked to do. It is a way in which we are brought closer to God. By it, we are able to unite ourselves to Our Lord on the cross. What is a sacrifice? Sacrifices originated from the Old … Continue reading The Importance of Sacrifice
"She looks well to the ways of her household...." Proverbs 31:27 I am sure that all of us can admit that, at some point in our lives, we dreamed of being a princess and eventually a queen. We dreamed of running a castle and having everything we ever wanted. What little girl doesn't?! Well, your … Continue reading Making Your Home A Castle
"She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue..." (Proverbs 31:26) Attitude, women have a lot of it! We come out of our mothers' wombs with it! It is our ever present partner, throughout life. It can be a blessing, but more often than not, it is a curse. … Continue reading The Power of Your Attitude
Prayer. What is it? How often do we do it? Is it a common habit for us? Why must we do it? How many hours of the day go by without ever passing a quick thank you, a thought of someone in need, or just a thought about God? So, what is it? St. John … Continue reading Prayer Time
St. Josemaria Escriva, the Founder of Opus Dei, tells us that "Great holiness consists in carrying out the little duties of each moment." This can be one of the mottos for all Keepers of the Home. Everyday she must carry out tasks that seem minor and for the most part, go by unnoticed by others. … Continue reading Making the Little Tasks Count
Homemaking? What is it? It is an art. It is a vocation. It is a way of life. It is a gift. The English Oxford Dictionary defines homemaking as "the creation and management of a home, especially as a pleasant place in which to live." Let's break this down... Creation and management. The Homemaker is … Continue reading What is Homemaking?