"A blessing is more than wishing for a child to be happy; it is an intimate and humble plea for God to act powerfully in the life of the blest one." - Francine Pirola For more on grandparents, check out: Grandparents My Ancestor Tree The Jesse Tree Bedtime Blessing
"As matriarchs and patriarchs of the family, grandparents not only are a blessing, but they can also give blessings with a unique authority." - Francine Pirola For more on grandparents, check out: Grandparents My Ancestor Tree The Jesse Tree
"Like a pair of x-ray glasses, gratitude transforms the way we see our situation." - Francine Pirola For more on gratitude, check out: Gratitude: the heartbeat of love Grateful The Grateful Spouse Days of Gratitude Gratitude Cards SmartLoving @ Home: Grateful
As a child is born - so are grandparents The rise of Grandparenthood There was a time when grey hair was relatively rare. Many people simply died before they were old enough to be called ‘Grandfather’ or ‘Grandmother’; sometimes in childbirth, sometimes from disease or accident, sometimes in war. Currently, life expectancy in developed nations
In a fast-paced culture driven by the need to have it all, many kids are growing up without the joy of authentic leisure. In a telling exposé of modern family life, author and family therapist Bill Doherty is sounding the alarm about our children’s extra-curricular activities. In a world where parents are driven to provide
You will receive power... The scene: Jesus has been crucified and his body mysteriously goes missing from the tomb. Followers report encounters with the risen Jesus but it’s now ten days since the last one. On that occasion, the disciples saw Jesus ascend into heaven after instructing them to wait in Jerusalem where they would
With Pentecost coming up in a couple of weeks, CathFamily have put together a little audio presentation of the Story of Pentecost. Performed by Rian Galliott and adapted from Acts 2:1-42 of the New Revised Standard Version by Francine Pirola. This media featured in the May 2013 edition of the CathFamily e-Magazine.
The perfect card for Mother's Day that honours both our physical and spiritual mothers. It is a simple black and white template for the kids to decorate and has room for a personal message as well. Download and print the template, colour and decorate, trim the excess and fold it! You can write your message