This can also be listened to on the podcast, Ryian’s Coffee Shop! Welcome to the Lent retreat! My name is Ryian, and I am your host and MC. This is a retreat for those who aren’t able to get away. Throughout Lent, there will be talks, testimonies, and questions to help you reflect. You can…… Continue reading Welcome to the Lent Retreat!
I think it is safe to say that we are all fed up with winter this year. Luckily, spring is almost here! The meaning of the word Lent is actually “spring,” and Lent begins NEXT WEEK! The Little Way Lately, I have been inspired by St. Mother Teresa, and HER inspiration, St. Therese. They both…… Continue reading Little Lent
On Saturday I had to opportunity to go to the Midwest Catholic Women’s Blogging Conference, all, by, myself. Zelie and I were away from each other for about 13 hours (but who was counting?), and I am so so grateful. Shout out to Peter. I wore makeup (and it wasn’t Sunday or a date), I had…… Continue reading a blogging conference for Catholic women
“Get a job and get a life.” I don’t know if he clicked on my profile and saw that I was a stay at home mom. I don’t know if he was having a bad day. I don’t know if he was a jerk to everyone. His words hurt, and I know it’s because I…… Continue reading Why Women’s Community is Important
So the original meaning of the word Lent is actually “spring!” since it is during the time of year that we get more sunshine. This is a season of penance so that we can make sacrifices like Jesus did for us, and we can come to know Him better by sharing in that. There are…… Continue reading Lent Ideas for 2017
The other morning as I was lying in bed, trying to get rid of the nausea so that I could eat breakfast with Peter before he went to work, he crawled back into bed and said, “Do you know how much I love you?” and he put his hand on my tummy and said, “This…… Continue reading Spring Break & the Triduum
A couple weeks ago, I went on a silent retreat, and it was a surprise to me that camp kept coming up. I think it had something to do with being on such beautiful grounds, on a lake, where you can hear the birds, and you’re far away enough from the cities to see the…… Continue reading It’s a Camp Thing