The needs of Elizabeth Ministry continue to be many and serious, affecting a multitude of individuals and families. Please join us in prayer: • For the healing of EM founder, Jeannie Hannemann, who had suffered a stroke several months ago, recently underwent a surgery to remove a kidney stone, and most recently suffered a severe… Continue reading Prayer Needs of Elizabeth Ministry/ RECLAiM, February 2017
My role as an older woman has evolved. For whomever God sends me, I have learned to first be her intercessor, then her friend and finally a spiritual mother. Once she trusts me, I try to give wise counsel but only when asked and only when she comes to me. My door is now wide… Continue reading Titus 2 Part 3: Now It’s My Turn
I have always been a sap for those heartwarming made-for-TV holiday movies, you know, the ones that portray a large family, who after many obstacles are all miraculously able to come home and celebrate Christmas together. Big families intrigue me, and to say I hadn’t been a bit envious of those who belonged to one would… Continue reading My Sister Elizabeth
We embark on a new year! It is not coincidental that January 1st is the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God; and this is a significant Marian year. She is the Star of the Sea, the Cause of Our Joy, the New Eve. As 2016 came to a close, I challenged myself with… Continue reading Cause of Our Joy
Recently, while taking a few minutes away from getting ready to celebrate Christmas, I decided to surf the channels on our television to see what was going on around me. If my daughters had been home, they would have made me stop, but I took advantage of their absence. I quickly stopped on a talk… Continue reading So Much to Learn. So Little Time.
Today’s post is by Nancy Vande Hey. Nancy is a Catholic homeschooling mother. She and her husband of 21 years, Nathan, have 11 children. Nancy enjoys helping people pursue better physical and spiritual health. She loves to spend time with her family, praying with people, and drinking chai lattes. When asked to state their favorite… Continue reading The Gift of November
I’ve been thinking about the spiritual necessity of perspective lately, and asking God that I may have the right perspective, that is to see things the way God sees them because of course, God is Truth, so to see as God sees is to see things the way they really are. The disciples so often… Continue reading Stretch Marks, Fishermen, and Housewives