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I'm Connie Rossini, and I'm a Catholic homeschool mom, blogger, and author of Five Lessons from the Carmelite Saints That Will Change Your Life. I believe the best way to keep our kids Catholic and to educate them in the faith is modeling prayer and virtue for them. I write from a Carmelite perspective.
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Monthly Archives: February 2013
Mary pondered all these things–do you?
There are many types of devotion to Mary. Carmelites honor Mary by imitating her. In particular, they imitate her way of meditating on the great things that God has done. Luke’s Gospel tells us twice that “Mary kept all these … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Mary Tagged Carmelite, Catholic, Contemplation, Mary, Meditation, Prayer 7 Comments
How to choose beauty… not luxury
I’ve always loved beauty. I’ve often dreamed of being an interior decorator. So it’s no surprise that I used to subscribe to House Beautiful and pick up copies of Better Homes & Gardens at the grocery store. I’d flag some … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Beauty, Carmelite, Catholi, Guest Post, Home, Simplicity 3 Comments
Meditation for Kids: Manna in the wilderness
As promised, this is an example of a concrete meditation on Scripture for primary-grade kids. Please read Teach your children mental prayer for background. I will go through all the steps outlined there, and add in some other subjects for … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Education, Prayer Tagged Catholic, homeschool, Manna, Meditation, Moses, Unit Study 2 Comments