Some lovely quotes for your day…. (AND A GIVEAWAY!)
Do not be deceived by beautiful sentiments and by appearances. You will never see any one become a saint who does not pray. -St. Peter Julian Eymard, Oil Painting by Frederick Daniel Hardy (1827-1911)
Punctuality exacts self-discipline and detachment; it often asks us to interrupt some interesting, pleasant work in order to give ourselves to another kind, perhaps less attractive or less important.
However, it would be a great mistake to esteem our duties and to dedicate ourselves to them according to the attraction we have for them or according to their more or less apparent importance.
All is important and beautiful when it is the expression of the will of God, and the soul who wishes to live in this hole he will every minute of the day, will never omit the slightest act prescribed by its rule of life. -Divine Intimacy
Forgive. “A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” ~ Ruth Bell Graham. This is one of the truest statements ever made. Decide you’re not only going to be his lover – you’re going to be his forgiver. Be quick to forgive and get good at it. You’ll probably have lots of opportunity to practice it. -Lisa Jacobson, 100 Ways to Love Your Husband https://amzn.to/2EkBO3F (afflink)
So that when my life is at its close it can be said, “You have run the race, you have fought the good fight.” and I will be remembered, not for what I have accomplished, but for HAVING LOVED WELL….. -Finer Femininity
Introduction the the Devout Life― St. Francis de Sales
No one likes to be taken for granted. In any human relationship a little sign of appreciation goes a long way. Life does not have to be a hard pull uphill all the time. To know that someone, especially the one we love, values our efforts sends us off with our heads in the clouds. The wife who is wise enough to show her husband appreciation for all his efforts will keep his heart fixed upon her. – The Wife Desired, Fr. Leo Kinsella http://amzn.to/2rtUpb9 (afflink)
“The Crucifix on the wall, the pictures of Our Lord and His Mother – the loveliest you can afford – the little shrine with lights and flowers – these unceasingly speak to your little ones of God’s love and His Beauty, preparing them for that friendship with God, that willing, personal submission to Him that is true freedom and happiness.” -Dominican Nun, Australia, 1954, Painting by Ferdinand Georg Waldmuller
“I do not know any among the ordinary conditions of life as good and desirable as that of a life of service or of daily labor. A life of labor has always been considered, by spiritual persons, most favorable to the soul. To have nothing which we are obliged to do may seem very fine to our worldliness and love of ease, but it is most dangerous. You know the old saying: ‘The devil finds work enough for idle hands to do.’ It is most true. Idleness opens the door for the worst temptations.” –GUIDE for CATHOLIC YOUNG WOMEN by Rev. George Deshon, 1863
And Now….A Giveaway!
Today, I’d like to offer you a Summer Giveaway!!
The winner will receive this lovely package…
Just leave a comment here, and your name will be added! It is always great to hear from you. 🙂
I will announce the winner next Tuesday, June 22nd!
The Catholic Mother’s Maglet!
The following pages in this Maglet (magazine/booklet) is for you…to inspire you in your daily walk as a loving, strong, patient Catholic mother.As mothers we have an awesome responsibility, as one of the key people in our children’s lives, to help mold them into happy, well-adjusted, faith-filled adults. This Maglet is filled with unique articles and anecdotes to help you in this journey.It is unique because most of the articles are written by men and women (some priests and a Dominican nun) who have lived in an age where common sense was more of the norm. Their advice and experience are timeless and invaluable…
The Precious Blood and Mother Prayer Book!
This is a wonderful little prayer book that I have used all through my married life. The prayers are beautiful and the promises wonderful!
Here are titles of some of the prayers:
-Memorare to Jesus, Mary and Joseph
-Our Lady of this House
-Prayer for Choosing a State in Life
-Act of Consecration to the Precious Blood and the Blessed Virgin for Children
-Memorare to St. Joseph (and many other beautiful prayers to that Glorious Saint)
-A Prayer in time of Affliction, Wars, Pestilence, etc.
…….Beautiful Prayers to many Saints
….and many, many more. It is a small prayer book with around 150 pages. You will find it a superb companion to your prayer life.
Lovely Wire Wrapped Rosary Bracelet Set!
Take your rosary wherever you go with this one decade, one Our Father lovely and graceful rosary bracelet! Matching earrings are included.
Losing your peace of soul over the state of the world and the Church? Don’t! Consider the following books…..
We live in an age characterized by agitation and lack of peace. This tendency manifests itself in our spiritual as well as our secular life. In our search for God and holiness, in our service to our neighbor, a kind of restlessness and anxiety take the place of the confidence and peace which ought to be ours. What must we do to overcome the moments of fear and distress which assail us? How can we learn to place all our confidence in God and abandon ourselves into his loving care? This is what is taught in this simple, yet profound little treatise on peace of heart. Taking concrete examples from our everyday life, the author invites us to respond in a Gospel fashion to the upsetting situations we must all confront. Since peace of heart is a pure gift of God, it is something we should seek, pursue and ask him for without cease. This book is here to help us in that pursuit.
Reverend Irala here addresses ways to promote mental and emotional well-being to help increase one’s health, efficiency and happiness. He speaks on topics such as how to rest, think, use the will, control feelings, train the sexual instinct, be happy, and choose an ideal. Included are also many practical instructions on dealing with mental struggles of all kinds. This book is most useful in our present times of worldly confusion.
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Stephanie McInerney said:
I have been so incredibly lost lately. New mother slowly trying to regain faith, hanging by a thread. These quotes are inspiring. <3 God bless.
Teresa DeAertola said:
Thank you ever so much for your posts. I look forward to reading them every morning for they rarely fail to give some wisdom to contemplate or much needed encouragement to face ones crosses.
Thank you so much for all of your work on this site. It is such an encouragement for me!
This is such a lovely giveaway yet again Leane 😍
The maglet I think would be so special
Thank you. Good luck to all.
Mary Alice said:
Thank you for the beautiful inspiration!
Elizabeth Roberts said:
Always such beautiful words. God Bless!
Woud love to enter! 🙂
Thanks for your wonderful website, for supporting the Catholic faith and traditional family! God bless you!
This would be so wonderful!
Lovely quotes and giveaway! xxx
Alicia Menchaca said:
Hi! So happy I just found your site today! Thank you for all you do each and every day! Have a great weekend and thank you for entering me in your beautiful giveaway!
Suzette Wolfe said:
Lovely inspiration and encouragement ❤️
So lovely! ❤️
Thank you so much for your inspiration and generosity!
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I enjoy getting the notifications of new blog posts. These quotes build me up and renew my conviction to be a better wife and mother. Please keep them coming!
I’m relatively new to your site but it’s been so helpful! Thank you!
I am not yet a wife or mother–but I know that if it is God’s will for me to become one, then I have this site as my arsenal to become a *good* one! My sister, who is not even Catholic, has signed up for your daily posts, and she has told me that everything you write makes her so happy she’s a woman. Couldn’t agree more! I recommend it to married/mama friends all the time. God bless you, Leane!
So lovely and generous of you!
Laura pinkey said:
Thank you for this opportunity to receive some of your wonderful items! You never fail to inspire me. You always leave me with wonderful thoughts to consider along the way! Thank you💕
What a kind offer! I sure do appreciate your posts and the fruitful resources and prayers you share here. We are sisters in Christ helping one another get to Heaven! Many thanks 🙏🏻
Anne Warford said:
Hi, would love this! I just recently found your page and website, it’s very encouraging. Thank you!
Julianne Krol said:
What a lovely giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity ❤️ I’ve always admired your rosaries and jewelry!
I love these quotes! Such a great way to keep my focus. ❤
Andria Obarianyk said:
It’s a lovely day to be inspired by lovely quotes!!
A holy inspiration gift–I’m so grateful. “May the Virgin Mary hold you tightly in her love.” -St. Padre Pio de Pietrelcina.
Julie Lagarde said:
Hope to win this very lovely and beautiful giveaways. Thanks for sharing and inspiration.
Thank you so much for your posts. They are so encouraging.
Anastasia Schiele said:
Such beautiful posting to help be good Catholic wives and mother. And to help guide our families and us to heaven.