Crete

Crete

In a rather daring move, we decided to add Crete to our itinerary here in Greece. Not close to other Greek islands, it has a history and culture of its own. We do not think of it as a fine tourist destination, but rather as a place of incredible historical and cultural interest. We have…

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Captivated by Motherhood Episode 2

If you had ANY IDEA how hard creating videos for YouTube is, I would LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU! You would NOT believe it. Getting the right camera, the video editing software. . . okay, that is an initial investment. Then watching enough videos to get a sense of what works and is not boring…

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Piazza di Spagna

Rome has never been more beautiful. Preparing for our trip to Greece, I went in to Rome yesterday for a few things. I walked down Via della Croce and passed a restaurant that my family ate at 9 years ago. We had all flown over to Rome for Ron’s first summer at the Summer Rome…

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Saying Goodbye

Saying goodbye to Jacob–taking him to the airport at 4am in Rome, sending him off to Dallas–was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. And yet who could ask for more? Who could have more reason to give thanks and celebrate? This is my first-born child who has been faithful, loving, and totally committed…

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Final Episode on “At Home With Jim and Joy”

Here is the second part of the interview–Jim and Joy are incredible in how much they appreciate our ministry, Mighty Is Her Call, and the notion of the Christ-like, Eucharistic notion of motherhood. I truly appreciate their enthusiasm for our vision of the sacredness of this call! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiJxe5PkDro

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Filming for EWTN

Filming for EWTN

I am scheduled to be on EWTN’s “At Home with Jim and Joy” show today and Friday. It has taken me two days to recover from the filming! The producer had send me a checklist of all the things I needed to have in order technology-wise. Although we have limited resources here in our house…

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New Video Series on Motherhood

For many months, I’ve been longing to share more of my love for the vocation of motherhood. I’ve completed a class at the Angelicum on the Eucharist, and am thinking about eucharistic themes in this vocation. Let me know what you think of my first episode of “Captivated by Motherhood”! https://youtu.be/2Pkm3gxC6FM

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Stitches

On Sunday, Sebastian busted his mouth while wrestling with his siblings. Blood gushed and we saw his lip was partially detached. So, Ron, Jacob and I rushed him to the emergency room here in Frascati.      Sebastian was so terrified to get stitches that the fear of it was worse than the injury. But…

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