Last week we highlighted the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and the blessing of our pets. We asked for anyone to tell the story of their pet. Here are two of the responses we got: Tess & Mitsie I have a pet story that definitely makes me wonder if she is a...read more
“A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.” - Mark Twain Husband: Knock, knock Wife: Who’s there? Husband: Honesty Wife: Nobody’s home Let’s give ourselves kudos for our “do good and feel good actions.” We eat pretty healthy,...read more
Last month we talked about what could be holding us back. Well, it could be lots of things. It’s probably stuff that we don’t even realize. Much of it could have occurred in our childhoods, and we were unable to release it. It’s still rattling around and blocking us....read more
Have you heard this quote before? ... “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented,...read more
Yes, I write children’s books, but I just wouldn’t be who I am without the component of my patriotism. In fact my upcoming book “Snow Angels” is narrated by two guinea pigs named Alexandra and Hamilton, who like in the Hamilton hit play remind each other to “Talk less...read more
A topic that most children’s books don’t tackle is setting personal boundaries of safety. This responsibility could be yours. However, it doesn’t have to be scary. We’re here to help you navigate this tricky topic and keep things positive and empowering. Every child...read more
This website and this blog are here to focus on inspirational things and the glory of God’s grace. Although it may not sound like it at first, today’s discussion with Philis Santello is in keeping with that. Philis Santello works with women who have suffered rape,...read more
Before you read this, make sure you read the previous blog about how Jackie Camacho-Ruiz is able to make her dreams manifest. It’s important to be in tune with your own ambitions and ability to be of service to others. It will help you to show the young ones in your...read more
We are finding so much inspiration from the women around us. It’s impossible not to share all that there is to learn from them! This month we talked to Jackie Camacho-Ruiz. You’ll know when you are in her presence. Her energy makes the whole room shine. When her...read more
There are endless advantages to instilling a love of reading in children. What’s the best way to do it? Let’s learn from a book lover, bookstore owner, and leader of a non-profit organization. Carolyn Carillo owns A Book Above in Elmhurst and runs a non-profit called...read more
SHARE YOUR ANGEL STORIES!
We want to hear them too! We know angel stories come in all shapes and sizes. We’d love to hear your angel story and please include any photos or artwork.
Here is one from Trish M. in Jacksonville, FL who purchased a copy of Angels on Your Pillow for her 6 year old granddaughter Sofia who in Trish’s words, “Was kissed by an angel at birth.” Trish said, “Sofia was born with a cowlick (under her bangs) so, right there on Sofia’s pretty little forehead is where the angels kiss her.”