Dear friend, At the store the other day I was pushing around my daughters in my shopping cart as I gathered a few things on my grocery list. Inside my cart Maria was asleep in her car seat and Gianna was sitting up front. At one point Gianna turned around, noticed Maria was sleeping, and [...]
Announcement to come!
Dear friend, We have some exciting Love Begins at Home news to share with you all coming up on July 26th, the Feast of Saints Anne and Joachim! These special saints are the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the grandparents of Jesus. I cannot wait for this special feast day and the announcement, so [...]
How I get things done
Love Begins at Home: Some Updates
Maria Clairvaux’s Birth Story
Announcing the Birth of Maria Clairvaux
Lent – May the heart of Jesus make you holy not as you want but as He desires
My dear friends, Lent begins in just a few days and I have been pondering for some time what I should do this Lent. I have been asking myself the questions, “What is keeping me from deepening my relationship with Jesus? What is causing me to harden my heart and turn to the idols of [...]
Loving Christ in our Ordinary Tasks
Our Family is Growing!
The Best Sort of Gift
My dear friends, Love Begins at Home has the honor and privilege to introduce to you all Athena Mota de Alcantara, one of my dear friends. As we are quickly approaching Christmas, deadlines are imminent as well as time to come up with last minute gift ideas for those we love. Athena sheds some wisdom [...]