First Luminous Mystery

The Baptism of the Lord Openness to the Holy Spirit Raising His Children by Angela Coffey When first reading that the fruit of this mystery, The Baptism in the Jordan, was Openness to the Holy Spirit, I immediately thought, how apropos!  As a mother of four children 4 and under who needs to constantly navigateContinue reading “First Luminous Mystery”

Fourth Sorrowful Mystery

Jesus Carries the Cross Fruit of the Mystery: Patience Neither Too Heavy nor Too Light by Natalie Gonzalez Last year for Lent I prayed the sorrowful mysteries for 40 days straight. It was absolute torture to daily walk the path to my salvation through the death of an innocent man which I am very painfullyContinue reading “Fourth Sorrowful Mystery”

Second Joyful Mystery

The Visitation Fruit of the Mystery: Love of Neighbor Love Without Counting the Cost by Alyssa Steller Mom. Mah? MOM? MOOOOOM!!!! As mothers this is the tune to which we all march. Our kiddos are always needing something from us. From cooking to cleaning, to butt wiping… Mothers do it all, but the secret inContinue reading “Second Joyful Mystery”

First Joyful Mystery

The Annunciation Fruit of the Mystery: Humility Things I Never Would Have Chosen by Cait Winters Motherhood has humbled me.  Not only in the body changes, the naked birthing, the being-covered-in-who-knows-what while putting everyone’s needs before my own, but in my expectations.  My motherhood journey started off on a dark and winding path: as aContinue reading “First Joyful Mystery”

Fourth Glorious Mystery

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Fruit of the Mystery: Devotion to Mary Devotion to Mary is Devotion to Christ by Christie L. “Taken up to heaven she did not lay aside this saving office but by her intercession continues to bring us the gifts of eternal salvation.” Lumen Gentium para. 62  As aContinue reading “Fourth Glorious Mystery”

The Fourth Luminous Mystery

The Transfiguration Fruit of the Mystery: Desire for Holiness A.M.D.G I have always loved St. Peter’s response to the happenings of the Transfiguration. His desire to stay on the mountain and dwell with Moses, Elijah, and God Himself is all too relatable for me. Surrounded by such glory and fellowship, who would want to leave?Continue reading “The Fourth Luminous Mystery”