In pursuit of discovering beauty in my daily adventure of being a mom of nine



Thankful Thursday: Our Common Home – Earth

Today, Pope Francis released his newest encyclical, "Laudato Si" subtitled "On the Care of our Common Home". My goal is to read the whole encyclical and not read any articles summarizing it (positive or negative) before I have a chance... Continue Reading →

The Pantheon

In 2011, my husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary by traveling to Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. Thousands of pictures later (taken with my little Canon PowerShot SX210 IS), we returned home with many happy memories and much more importantly,... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Holy Thursday

How beautiful it is to stand before the Crucifix, simply to be under the Lord’s gaze, so full of love. ~Pope Francis For many Christians, Holy Thursday marks the beginning of the Easter Triduum - the three days leading to... Continue Reading →

Chiesa del Gesu

According to Wikipedia: The Church of the Gesù (Italian: Chiesa del Gesù) is the mother church of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic religious order also known as the Jesuits (Pope Francis is a Jesuit - my addition). Officially... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

Lost in the Details. This challenge is about getting lost in the details. Once you've found a subject you want to photograph, challenge yourself to work a little further into the scene. As a mom of nine, I often times get lost because... Continue Reading →

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