30 Days of Gratitude – Day 24

Today I am supposed to talk about the best gift I have ever received. I can think of many amazing gifts friends, family and my husband have given me. The one gift I want to share, and is by far the best gift I have ever received. I am scared of offending others by talking […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 2

For day two, my gratitude is for something I find comfort in… My faith. And no, it isn’t George Michael’s song nor famed album “Faith” which I am talking about, but my Catholic faith, my faith in God, my belief in a higher power is what gives me tremendous comfort during tumultuous stressful times, sorrow, […]

Lent, Before the Filet-O-Fish

I became a Catholic in 2010 and before I crossed the Tiber River, I was well aware of “Fish Friday” during Lent and how it was specific to the Catholics. I had heard how McDonald’s introduced the Filet-O-Fish to allow Catholics to abstain from meat and still indulge in some salty fast food goodness. What […]

Bride on a Budget 2019

The average wedding in Canada costs easily between $20,000 to $30,000 and that is a lot of moolah! Below are some examples of others who have researched the cost of saying “I do”: When it comes to planning your wedding, a key component every bride should remember is this is YOUR wedding.  I recently was […]

Hey Trump! WWJD?

I am not a political person, I am not up to date on all the political happenings of the world, but I know the difference between right and wrong. I am hoping this blog can be one of encouragement and possibly open some closed eyes to the truth & graveness of this travel ban which […]

Living in Excess 

Never has there been a time in Western civilization that over indulgement has become mainstream & admired; we have become slaves to our possessions & the almighty dollar.  With advertisements inundating our social media, our emails, magazines and tvs – the North American dream is to own in excess of what is acceptable or reasonable. […]

Humility, Gratitude & Minimalism

This past Sunday at Mass, the readings were all about humility which was a great reminder for myself to be more humble and to be grateful for the good in my life.  A reading from the book of Siracha talks of the greater you are the more humble you should be; it speaks how God […]

Access Denied – Hypocrisy in a faith based in love

We live in an age, where religion is often looked upon as a negative, and there are plenty of supportive reasons to view religions in this light.  After all, religion is often the said cause for war.  Some religions including Christianity allow for bigotry, punishment, exclusion, bullying and the list goes on. Christianity is supposed […]

My Struggle as a Catholic in a Modern World

In a world where Christianity is not in vogue and Catholicism is the most unfashionable in the realm of Christian faiths, it can be challenging to be a practicing Catholic.  Throw in an undersized city such as Halifax, Nova Scotia where self-proclamations of atheism, new ageism and agnosticism prevail, and the few Christians who do […]