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SOM Club February Member Spotlight

SOM Club February Member Spotlight

Meet Emarie! This sweet girl is our February Member Spotlight! Emarie is 6 years old and has been apart of the Saint of the Month Club since the beginning, in fact, it was her uber creative mom, who inspired me to start this little Saint Club. As you can see from the photo, Emarie isContinue Reading

Activities for Lent

Activities for Lent

  Lent is right around the corner and through the years, I have truly come to enjoy this penitential season. Lent offers us an opportunity to enter into the suffering of Jesus and help us to prepare a way for Him in our hearts at Easter. Above you will find a few ideas on how to enter intoContinue Reading

February Saint of the Month

February Saint of the Month

Saint Agatha   Feast Day is February 5th Virgin and Early Martyr of the Church Patron Saint of Sicily, Bell Founders,  breast cancer, earthquakes, Nurses, and against fires. Saint Story: Agatha lived in Sicily and was a Christian born to a rich noble family around the year 231. From her very early years, the notablyContinue Reading

January “Live Like a Saint” Virtue Challenge

January “Live Like a Saint” Virtue Challenge

Month of January:  Saint Francis de Sales supported people in their faith life with the gentle encouragement to “Be who you are, and be that well.”  In fact, many Saints give us this same encouragement, yet they use different words. Saint Catherine of Siena says to “be who God made you to be and youContinue Reading

January Saint of the Month

January Saint of the Month

Saint Francis de Sales Feast Day is January 24 Bishop and Doctor of the Church Patron Saint of Journalist, writers, Catholic press, confessors and deafness. Francis was born at the de Sales castle called Chateau of Thorens in Savoy, France. His wealthy family provided him with an excellent education. He studied at La Roche, Annecy,Continue Reading

All Saints All Souls Art Exhibit

All Saints All Souls Art Exhibit

  So grateful to everyone who came out to support me and the work that I do. The exhibit ends on Friday, Dec. 8th, so if you haven’t had a chance to see it, you still have time. xo  

Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference

Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference

2017 Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference Spotlight: Tru Original… Hello, my name is Jill Metz and I’m the artist behind TRU Original. I married a cradle Catholic in 1999 and have two teenagers, ages 16 and 17yrs old. After 10 years of marriage, God led me into the Catholic Church, many would say kicking and screaming!Continue Reading

These 3 Things

These 3 Things

Happy New Year! So I’m a little late to the party…how embarrassing. As 2016 ended, I heard many people say things like… “I’m so done with 2016!” “2016 was the worst year I’ve ever had!” “2016 totally kicked my ass!” I even heard a cashier at the store exclaim to her customer, “I didn’t haveContinue Reading

Keeping My Focus on LOVE

Keeping My Focus on LOVE

When I started a series of posts about unhealthy thought patterns some months back, I was really moving away from a long stint with negativity and I felt like I had some tools to share that may help others who were or are struggling in that place of BLAH! I had been hurt and forgotten what LOVEContinue Reading

Free Spirit

Free Spirit

Awww Summer!  The excuse to get out of that routine and live like there’s no tomorrow.  I certainly took advantage of that sentiment as I basked in the glory of late nights, late mornings, long walks and talks, painting in my studio, sitting in the sunshine and basically doing what I love to do.  You knowContinue Reading