Simply Divine Mercy

"As often as you want to make Me happy, speak to the world about my great and unfathomable Mercy." -Jesus to St. Faustina

Category: Faith

The Case for Catholicism: Answers to Classic and Contemporary Protestant Objections

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I am grateful to Ignatius Press for the opportunity to share this book with you today!

To call this book comprehensive would be an understatement.  Right out of the gate in The Case for Catholicism, Trent Horn begins a clear, concise, and extremely thorough explanation of our Faith.  The book truly delivers on its promise to provide us with answers to Protestant objections.

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Going Deeper: A Reasoned Exploration of God and Truth


It was a privilege to receive this book and to be able to share it with you today.

Undoubtedly in our world today, many people have decided they do not believe in a higher power.  Others reject religion’s claims about this higher power, citing the impossibility of a loving God, the presence of evil in the world, and even our inability to know anything with certainty at all.

For many, reason, logic, and science have stamped out the existence of God.

But in his new book Going Deeper, Leo Severino presents the idea that logic should lead us to reality.

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3 Things I Took Away from the Mothering with Grace Conference

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A couple of years ago, I was a new mother, pregnant with our second child, in a new city.  Fortunately, we quickly plugged in at a wonderful parish that we still call home, and I was able to connect with a lovely group of women in a group called Mothering with Grace.

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Forgiving Mother: A Marian Novena of Healing and Peace

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*This book, like many on this site, was given to me in exchange for my honest review. I’m grateful for the opportunity to share it with you today.

Forgiveness hurts.  Period.

When we forgive, we have to swallow our pride in a big way.  So, when we’ve gone through something traumatic and need to find healing and peace, that healing process that leads to forgiveness can be painful, too.

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Colorful, Edible Prayer Time for Kids!

Colorful, Edible Prayer Time for Kids!

I’ve talked to a lot of moms who struggle with creating or maintaining a prayer time with toddlers and young children.  Our family has found a couple of little ways to make family prayer time more enticing and more relaxing for everyone.

So, I thought I’d take a moment to share what’s working for our family.  Note:  This does NOT mean it will work for your family, but hopefully this will inspire you to incorporate prayer in creative ways in your own home!

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When We Were Eve Blog Tour Stop #4


What if we could remember who we were when we were Eve?  What if we could recall that pure innocence, that beauty, that freedom of who we were created to be?

Colleen C. Mitchell’s latest book When We Were Eve calls out to the heart of each woman, inviting her to rediscover herself and to grow in intimacy with God in the process.

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who is this that comes from far?

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Who is this that comes from far?  With his garments dipped in blood? 

Strong triumphant traveler, is he man or is He God? 

I that reign in righteousness, Son of God and man I am. 

Mighty to redeem your race, Jesus is your Savior’s name.  

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3 Ways The Friendship Project will Make You a Better Person

3 Ways The Friendship Project will Make You a Better Person

Authors Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet became friends years ago.  They previously wrote Divine Mercy for Moms, which is a good book, but in my humble opinion, this one is even better.

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Quiet your Heart this Season with The Peace of Christmas…

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During this wonder-filled time of anticipation, as we await the coming of Christmas, our souls long for pause and solace from the hustle and bustle.  The cold air and stillness of night make me want to curl up with hot tea, a hand-stitched quilt, and a good book.  Speaking of good books, here’s a good one that I just put down..

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turning prayer into cupcakes…


I am a firm believer in at least these two things: 1. This world can never have too many babies in it. 2. This world can never have too many cupcakes in it. Okay, you can make your arguments that too many people will quickly deplete the world of precious natural resources, forcing us to inhabit Mars and frantically search distant galaxies for a new home.

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