Before I Formed You in the Womb I knew you . . .

"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you."Jeremiah 1:5 January is Respect Life Month. This year I'm the Aunt of micro preemie TTTS identical twins born at 25 weeks. Isabella born to heaven. Sara fighting for her health & development in the NICU. Both unique, fully … Continue reading Before I Formed You in the Womb I knew you . . .

Burying the Dead During Advent: Asking “How” & Not “Why”

"When I closed the eyes of my dear little children and buried them, I felt sorrow through and through... People said to me, 'It would be better to never have had them.' I couldn't stand such language. My children were not lost forever; life is short and full of miseries, and we shall find our … Continue reading Burying the Dead During Advent: Asking “How” & Not “Why”

Monthly Devotion: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pray for Us!

Happy Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe or Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe or the Virgen de Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas & the Unborn!  Our Lady of Guadalupe to Saint Juan Diego: “Know my son, my much beloved, that I am the ever Virgin Mary, Mother of the True God who is the Author of life, the Creator … Continue reading Monthly Devotion: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pray for Us!

Suffering in Silence: Life with Autoimmune Disease

For those unfamiliar with autoimmune disease either personally or by association, the best description I can give is your immune system, which keeps you healthy, begins attacking healthy cells - your body essentially attacks itself. There are a multitude of autoimmune diseases: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Celiac's Disease, Scleroderma, Psoriasis, Sjogren's syndrome, Ploymyalgia rheumatica, Pernicious Anemia, … Continue reading Suffering in Silence: Life with Autoimmune Disease