Expectations. Assumptions…Sometimes we’re blown away by the sense of Entitlement in our kids and teens. Sometimes kids can be down-right BRATS, but what if we’re called to be BRATS in Christ? Monica McConkey discovers another way that maybe we need to be a little more like children.
Author Monica McConkey
Monica McConkey just realized that God doesn’t talk in riddles. “He knows me better than anyone; what grabs my attention, what ignites my passion and what paralyzes me with fear. He knows how I learn and He knows the yearning of my heart. I think He wants to tell me something…”
Monica McConkey reflects on the Apostles witnessing the Ascension of our Lord… and presents a couple NEW Catholic Resources to help us prepare for Pentecost!
Twenty years ago, newly immersed in married life and looking ahead to what I hoped would be a house full of kids, I decided to try to reconcile studies in architecture with a growing desire to draw closer to God and practice His Presence.
I don’t think that the saints are just whooping it up in Heaven, waiting for us to call upon them.
I think that the Saints know exactly how they can help us and lead us to holiness…and they like to plant the desire in our hearts to learn more about them and pursue Jesus every which way we can.
Sometimes we think we’ve discovered a particular Saint…but in truth… the Saint calls out to us.
In a single shot, it was suddenly an experience in the heart: not just a nice thought I had been told, I had read or I had rationalized to believe. Smiling from ear to ear….I realized that I was at that moment experiencing exactly what I had been asking for….for over 20 years
Here’s some Feast Day Fun for September! We’ve got crafts, book recommendations, food and family traditions to help celebrate these awesome Feast Days!
Monica McConkey has a great new series of saints projects for your family with the July saints. Be sure to check it out!