There is Something I Think You Should Know

While I know and feel God’s love now, I also know what it is like not to. It can be hard to understand (and believe) that there is one who loves us more than all we will ever know.

Let Us Love and Encourage One Another!

Yesterday, while picking up a prescription for one of my boys, I overheard an exchange between a Pharmacist and a Pharmacy Tech. As the Pharmacy Tech was looking up the prescription I needed, she turned to the pharmacist next to her and said, “So what are you doing for your birthday tomorrow? I know your…

When I Met Mary at the Foot of the Cross

  I have a blog post in the works that I will post after we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord — and I think it will be a great post to kick off the Easter season! Today is Holy Thursday. This evening will mark the end of Lent and the beginning of the Pascal…

Hush World, Just Hush for a Moment

  I have not been great about keeping up with this blog. I could say that it is because I am focused on my children (a good thing of course), that the world is noisy and full of distractions, or that writing for my clients zaps every ounce of creative energy that I have –…

“Do not be discouraged. Be Not Afraid!”

  Sometimes I just cannot hide the frustration I feel when it comes to the world view on things like; abortion, euthanasia, gender neutral bathroom and locker room faculties, and other hot button issues. Our culture is so misguided and I often wonder, why can’t they wake up and see how incredibly wrong they are?…

Welcome to the Joy Filled Catholic Blog

Hello! Welcome to The Joy Filled Catholic Blog. I am Christie, a joy filled Catholic, who, after being raised Catholic, attending CCD, and then Catholic School 7th-12th grade, drifted away from the Catholic Church and her teachings. I was what some call a “C&E” (Christmas and Easter) Catholic for many years and I slowly made…