catholic · creation · faith · from my war room · prayer · prayer beads · rosary · teens · women

My Handmade Rosary, “Mary’s Mantle”

I created two blue rosaries last night, one for myself, and one for my Papa! I call them "Mary's Mantle Rosaries" because of their blue, regal colour. I used links to connect all of the beads together, and I am thrilled with the outcome. The materials cost about $17 per rosary, and I feel like… Continue reading My Handmade Rosary, “Mary’s Mantle”

beginner · catholic · creation · faith · from my war room · prayer · Uncategorized

Tips for Starting And Using a Prayer Journal

I have a prayer journal, and it is finally nice and organized. It really needed some help, so I found some fun tips for starting and using a prayer journal. Some of these are my trial-and-error ideas, so take that as solid help, haha. Anyway, on to the tips! Use a binder! It will really help… Continue reading Tips for Starting And Using a Prayer Journal

catholic · creation · faith · from my war room · rosary · saint · scripture · teens

Home Altar Crafts for Every Liturgical Season

Here are some fun crafts I found that I thought would make good home altar pieces! You can switch these out for each liturgical season, or make them all neutral. Have fun! Wood Slice Bible Verse - Paint your favourite bible verse on a wood slice. You can keep it on your home altar, and… Continue reading Home Altar Crafts for Every Liturgical Season

beginner · catholic · creation · easter · faith · from my war room · teens

10 Easter Activities for Teens

The time draws near when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. As a teen, I have trouble finding good activities and thinking up fun ideas. So here are some I've found, created, or thought up for everyone to use. I hope we all can experience the joys of Easter this coming season! Make a… Continue reading 10 Easter Activities for Teens

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DIY Dollar Store Marian Shrine

Marian shrines are a great way to add depth to your devotion to Mary. You can make them out of things around your house, or, as I found to be an awesome method, dollar store supplies! Here is how I made mine! What you'll need: Faux Flowers of Any Colour (roses work best, but lilies and… Continue reading DIY Dollar Store Marian Shrine

creation · faith · from my war room · Love Letters to God · music · poem · teens

Love Letters to God – February 26th, 2017 : So Small (Song)

Like a Fibonacci spiral, And the glittering snowflakes that fall Onto a billion smiles And float across the Earth: You are small, Lord, A child with tiny hands, Lord, You are a butterfly's eye, One that can fly. You see all through innocent eyes, You are great, but craft with minuscule ties, Your intricate prize.… Continue reading Love Letters to God – February 26th, 2017 : So Small (Song)

abortion · beginner · catholic · children · creation · faith · from my war room · prayer · prayer beads · rosary · teens

How You Can Help End Abortion

Prayer is one of the most powerful tools in your toolbox. The rosary in particular is a strong weapon against evil, and an incredible aid in ending abortion. I challenge you to kneel somewhere publicly and pray the rosary. Put a sign out with you that says, "praying the rosary will end abortion'. Ask people… Continue reading How You Can Help End Abortion