"When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy; and going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh." Matthew 2, 10-11. Artist instagram @alittlecatholicartist * * * We see so… Continue reading The Lesson from the Epiphany of the Lord
Pic by @Thankful.art Instagram Account The baby is full term now. Our Saviour is coming... No need for major preparation, He doesn't need a big party, He doesn't need a pinterest decorated table, He doesn't need stocking filled with dozens of presents or presents under the tree... What Jesus need is your heart, your soul… Continue reading Waiting for the Lord
It felt like we were never locked up in the first place. Over 100 days passed and I counted every single item my 3 children were outgrowing: shoes, singlets, socks, even the little hair bows and bands were loosing their colour, breaking or loosing their match. Then the weather started to changed from freezing cold… Continue reading A Season From God
St. Charbel's Monastery, Catholic Church, Sydney, Australia. Churches are open! Glory be to God! Our children are returning to school. Work prospects are on the horizon... we can even plan a small holiday somewhere near now! How exciting!!! And daunting... Wait a minute... we are going back to some stressors... we are changing one type… Continue reading What to Expect this Sunday?
St Therese's sign for me. It felt like a "dejà vu". Everything was shutting down again. "2 weeks" they say. "One more week" they repeat... and then the hit: an uncertain lockdown. I remember watching that press conference in shock. All of the sudden the sinking feeling you felt in your heart last year came… Continue reading Asking God through St Therese
A few weeks ago I encountered a situation that required a decision to be made. I decided to find a novena to help my family and me to make the decision, but a quick Google search did not help much. Because of that I posted the request for advice in a Facebook group of Australian… Continue reading St Therese’s Flower
You did it!I did it! We did it! We took our children to Church today! https://instagram.com/daltondesenho?utm_medium=copy_link by Dalton Junior How beautiful it was to hear their crying! To see them walking everywhere. When one quieted down, another cry was heard in the backround. You could see a father with a child going out, and another… Continue reading Back to Church
Dear husband, I was going to write about how much I love you, and how much you make me laugh when I'm feeling sad, and how much love I see from you in the little things you do in our daily life. I was going to write about how in 5 years we managed to… Continue reading The Reality of Life