You'll find today's "small steps" over at The Practicing Catholic. We invite you to join us throughout the day in offering a rosary reflecting on the Sorrowful Mysteries. While they don't seem to go with "Joy" at first glance, when you dive deeper into meditation, it's possible to see how the Passion and death of Christ lead to a more complete joy.
When she’s not chasing kids, chugging coffee, or juggling work, Sarah Reinhard’s usually trying to stay up read just one…more…chapter. She writes and works in the midst of rural farm life with little ones underfoot. She is part of the team for the award-winning
Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion, as well as the author of
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