Third Luminous Mystery

The Proclamation of the Kingdom of Heaven Fruit of the Mystery: Trust in God Jesus, I Trust in You by Rachel Mullett My eyes were closed as I whispered, “Please be negative. Please be negative. Please be negative.” I opened my eyes, looked down at the pregnancy test, and watched a second line gradually appearContinue reading “Third Luminous Mystery”

Fifth Joyful Mystery

The Finding of Jesus in the Temple Fruit of the Mystery:  Joy Heaven is Worth It by Hannah Marks I was sitting in the waiting room of my OB-GYN’s office, waiting to be called back for my yearly checkup.  That office brings back so many emotions every time I enter it, but at this particularContinue reading “Fifth Joyful Mystery”

Fourth Joyful Mystery

The Presentation of Jesus at the Temple Fruit of the Mystery: Faithfulness to God The Answer to Everything by Thérèse Hamtil Talarico As a mother, it is so vital so be an example to your children. How does one do this when she is frazzled; she is worn to the bone; she is completely andContinue reading “Fourth Joyful Mystery”

Second Joyful Mystery

The Visitation Fruit of the Mystery: Love of Neighbor  Life isn’t Always Good, but God Always Is by Jeannie Ewing I didn’t want to let anyone cross the threshold of our home in the weeks following Sarah’s birth. The convoluted mixture of emotions was too intense for me to sort through, let alone express, toContinue reading “Second Joyful Mystery”

First Joyful Mystery

The Annunciation Fruit of the Mystery: Humility The True Joy of Motherhood by Alexandria DeRose CRNP, MSN I absolutely love this mystery of the rosary, it is perhaps, my favorite. Mary’s fiat in the annunciation has grown to mean so much more to me through my own motherhood. As a mom of four small children,Continue reading “First Joyful Mystery”

Third Glorious Mystery

The Descent of the Holy Spirit Fruit of the Mystery: Wisdom See Everything with the Eyes of God by Monica Ortega I sat upright, awkwardly stiff, doe-eyed, hopeful, terrified, and shame-ridden as I waited to hear the results. I had just taken a written assessment as a part of my intake interview.  Lovingly, Dr. Lock began,Continue reading “Third Glorious Mystery”