Blog-A-thon Madness!

Bloggers are a little wacky. I say this because it takes one to know one. Biltrix hit it on the head with his comparison to Clark Kent in his post Clark Kent quits his job at the Daily Planet to become a blogger! 8. By day I’m a mild mannered glasses wearing momma but by […]

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The Multi-Cultural History of Prayer Beads

A FS sourced collection on the history of prayer beads used in different cultures around the world: Over two-thirds of the world’s population employ prayer beads as part of their religious practices. Prayer beads have a variety of forms and meanings, but the basic purpose is the same: to assist the worshiper in reciting and […]

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Baptism — A Friendship Bracelet With God

Last night I had the privilege of listening to my eight year old daughter try to explain to her cousins what was going to happen to her sister and brother tomorrow at their baptism, “Well,” she said, “It is like making a friendship bracelet with God, you have all your beads on a string but […]

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How To Learn, Make, Find, Donate and Pray The Rosary…whew!

“No one can live continually in sin and continue to say the Rosary: either they will give up sin or they will give up the Rosary” (Bishop Hugh Doyle). Thank you to another FS Reader who sent the following facebook message: “I am sending rosaries to help evangelize in prisons I made 8 rosaries so […]

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A FS Reader’s Response —”We are awake at last and winning!”

Amen Praise The Lord Hallelujah! My internet is working again! I have spent the last day and a half trying to make posts from my iPhone and it was a big fail! I felt lonely without a voice to talk to you all. I realized how much I look forward to sharing my faith with […]

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Confession Take Two — High Anxiety You Win!

I’ve made a decision to document my steps towards really living the faith that I have just entered. I know that I can’t just go to Mass and be kosher with Catholicism (can one be kosher and Catholic?). Anyway—since I’ve only been Catholic since Easter there is a lot I still have to learn and […]

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Escape With Me To The Carmel Mission in Sunny California!

Who wants to escape with me from Washington D.C. and Congress and spend some time in beautiful Carmel, California? Yesterday my family and I went to the historic Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo (which I refer to as The Carmel Mission). Below is a slideshow I hope you will enjoy of some of the […]

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