Category Archives: Faith

Simple Prayer For Bed

Untitled design“In the evening, before going to bed,” Pope Francis told the crowd in Rome, “I pray this short prayer.”

“Lord, if you want, you can make me clean.”

Then he prays five Our Fathers, one for each of Christ’s wounds on the Cross (both feet, both hands, and his side).

He does this, he explained, “because Jesus cleansed us with his wounds.”

Simple, yet profound! And anyone can do it, as Francis pointed out: “If I can do it, so can you in your home.”

A mom retreat

June-30During Father’s Day weekend, I had a really great opportunity to go away for a mother’s retreat. I know it’s a bit ironic that I did this during Father’s Day weekend, but I really do think that having a good mental space is a gift to my husband. I also didn’t feel so bad since Josh absolutely loves 1-on-1 time with Joseph 🙂 Continue reading