“I am giving you three ways of exercising mercy toward your neighbor: the first—by deed, the second—by word, the third—by prayer. In these three degrees is contained the fullness of mercy, and it is unquestionable proof of love for Me.” –Diary of St. Faustina (742)
Review and Thoughts
Once again I’ve uncovered a book that is perfect for the Year of Mercy. Don’t worry! If you’ve forgotten all about the Year of Mercy, now is your chance to be reinvigorated! This book is beautiful, simple, and one of my most favorite ‘mommy books’ I’ve read. Continue reading Simple Love for Him: A Review of ‘Divine Mercy for Moms: Sharing the Lessons of St. Faustina’
“The family is the first essential cell of all humanity.”–Pope Francis
“In my little way there are only very ordinary things.”–Saint Terese of Lisieux
Review and Comments
The Corporal Works of Mommy and Daddy was a blessing for this young stay-at-home mother of two (soon to be three). With such young kids so close together, and with days when I often feel I do the same thing over and over again, it was relieving to read that I, too, can work for the glory of God in this Year of Mercy.
The corporal works of mercy were concepts I was taught in the third grade. (My mother was my teacher and I remember learning them well.) As an adult, I often think about how I should be doing more…how these corporal works should be the forefront of my life. Then, Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak wrote this wonderful book reminding us all that we can all live these works every day in our own families. And what better way to teach our children the love and mercy of Christ? When they see us live this way every day, they are learning as well. Continue reading Ordinary Things: A Review of ‘The Corporal Works of Mommy and Daddy’