A few weeks ago, I received a special surprise in the mail. The box, mailed to me by Lisa Green - a co-founder of Mamas Movin' with Mary - held an adorable exercise t-shirt neatly tied with a bright blue bow, a sweet note, and a small Rosary chaplet. I'd read about the Mamas and their rosary praying, workout sharing ways over at Faith & Family Live and had noted how adorable I thought the shirt was. But like most of you moms, I rarely buy things for myself online so I made a mental note to put this on my wishlist for the future. So imagine my glee when I was inducted into the Mamas with a shirt of my own!
Here's some background on these lovely women, and a bit of their history:
Our mission is simple: Strengthen your Body, Strengthen your Soul.
We are three moms who love walking for exercise. In 2009 we decided to train for the Columbus Half Marathon. Our team walks took place on Saturday mornings and we often talked about how wonderful it was to take time for ourselves. Each week we prayed a rosary together and as our devotion to the Blessed Mother grew our hearts became filled with peace and we felt a closer connection to our Lord. We began to fully appreciate and understand the phrase "To Jesus through Mary". With increased endurance and enriched faith we completed the Columbus Half Marathon and called ourselves "Mamas Movin’ With Mary".
It is now our goal to inspire others to take time for themselves and "Get Movin’ With Mary".
About the Author
Lisa M. Hendey is the founder of CatholicMom.com, a bestselling author and an international speaker. A frequent radio and television guest, Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and communications. Visit Lisa at LisaHendey.com or on social media @LisaHendey for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish, school or organization. Visit Lisa's author page on Amazon.com.