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Let Your Words Teach And Your Actions Speak
Respect For Women
Our Lady Of Good Counsel
Pope Francis' General Prayer Intention for April
Mother Angelica - A Strength of Inspiration
Infant Viability Bill
Encouragement from St. Mary MacKillop
Words of Encouragement
Together We Can Do Great Things

Together We Can Do Great Things

I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.                                                                                   Mother Teresa

A Saint For All Australians

A Saint For All Australians

Mary MacKillop is a source of inspiration for all Australians. She will be our first canonised saint – someone for all people of all ages and faiths. Her life was [More…]

Achieving The Impossible

Achieving The Impossible

When life gives us a downpour of tasks, deadlines or situations that seem too difficult to handle I try to remember this quote. “Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s [More…]

Encouragement from St. Mary MacKillop

Encouragement from St. Mary MacKillop

Whatever troubles may be before you, accept them bravely, remembering Whom you are trying to follow. Do not be afraid. Love one another, bear with one another, and let charity [More…]

Bloom Where You Are Planted.

Bloom Where You Are Planted.

You are where you are for a reason; and if you did not choose to be there or were not meant to be there try to see it as a [More…]

Do You Faithfully Use Your Gifts and Talents?

Do You Faithfully Use Your Gifts and Talents?

The Lord entrusts us with his gifts and graces and he gives us freedom to use them as we think best. With each gift and talent, the Lord gives sufficient [More…]

Always Precious.

Always Precious.

Children are our Precious Treasures. At any stage of life from conception to old age they’re always yours. Whatever life throws at us we try to cope and I guess [More…]

The Will Of God ...

The Will Of God …

The Will of God will never take you Where the Grace of God cannot keep you Where the Arms of God cannot support you Where the Riches of God cannot [More…]

A Balanced Life

A Balanced Life

Any day, every day time-out chats and themes - a coffee (or tea) break - a bit of fun - a dose of chocolate - a sip of sparkling ... Come and join in.
  • Sunset Puzzle
    Sunset Puzzle

    Sunsets are a favourite of mine so when I came across this puzzle I had to give it a go.     The fastest time to date is 1.02 minutes. It took me 12 minutes, lol, [More…]

  • Old Age Is Like A Bank Account.
    Old Age Is Like A Bank Account.

      I received this story in an email so thought I’d share it with you…. A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with his hair fashionably [More…]

  • What Does Your Name Mean?
    What Does Your Name Mean?

    What Elena Means: E is for Energetic E is for Energetic L is for LivelyE is for Explosive N is for NuttyA is for Artistic What Does Your Name Mean?

  • Are You Dusk or Dawn?
    Are You Dusk or Dawn?

    I absolutely love sunsets so the result had to be ‘dusk’ for me … You Are Dusk You are a naturally idealistic and creative person. You look forward to nights where everything is possible. You [More…]

  • Sniffing You Out .... 'Cos We Like You!
    Sniffing You Out …. ‘Cos We Like You!

    I received one of those emails today titled ‘Dog Logic’. Of course it had lots of cute photos and captions but this was my favourite one. I love pups – aren’t they just gorgeous with [More…]

A Prayer For You

A collection of prayers, reflections and meditations.
  • Do You Faithfully Use Your Gifts and Talents?
    Do You Faithfully Use Your Gifts and Talents?

    The Lord entrusts us with his gifts and graces and he gives us freedom to use them as we think best. With each gift and talent, the Lord gives sufficient grace and strength for using [More…]

  • The Will Of God ...
    The Will Of God …

    The Will of God will never take you Where the Grace of God cannot keep you Where the Arms of God cannot support you Where the Riches of God cannot support your needs Where the [More…]

  • A Prayer For You
    A Prayer For You

      May the God of peace provide you with every good thing you need in order to do his will, and may he, through Jesus Christ, do in us what pleases him. And to Christ [More…]

  • As The Deer
    As The Deer

    One of my favourites ……

  • Praise
    Praise

      “I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.” John 6:35 Praise God for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Praise [More…]

Art

  • Our Lady Of Good Counsel
    Our Lady Of Good Counsel

    There are a number of paintings depicting the Madonna del Buon Consiglio, (Our Lady of Good Counsel). I hadn’t given much thought or had much interest until my visit to Italy. After waiting a number [More…]

  • Our Lady of the Southern Cross - My Very Own .....
    Our Lady of the Southern Cross – My Very Own …..

    My very own framed print … isn’t She beautiful …. I actually purchased the framed print & received it just after Christmas but I have only managed to photograph it now so I could post the [More…]

  • Our Lady Of The Angels
    Our Lady Of The Angels

    Must be time to display another beautiful painting. This one is titled Our Lady of the Angels Our Lady of the Angels by William Bouguereau A copy of this beautiful painting is hanging in the [More…]

  • Our Lady of the Southern Cross Framed Prints
    Our Lady of the Southern Cross Framed Prints

    I’ve had a number of bloggers asking me if I knew where to buy prints of Our Lady of the Southern Cross. This beautiful painting of Our Lady has made a huge impression on many [More…]

  • L'INNOCENCE by William Bouguereau
    L’INNOCENCE by William Bouguereau

    I’ve added this beautiful picture to my sidebar. Painted by William Bouguereau in the late 19th century, this beautiful image depicts Our Lady holding the Christ Child in her right arm and a spotless lamb in her [More…]

Memes, Themes and Linkies

Blog hops, Linky Parties, Meet-ups, Memes and Themes that Precious Treasures takes part in… Come and join in.
  • Simple Woman's Daybook
    Simple Woman’s Daybook

    FOR TODAY … Monday 30th April Outside my window … It’s night time & Peppi is sleeping just outside the door. I am thinking … I can’t believe how long it’s been since I written [More…]

  • Simple Woman's Daybook
    Simple Woman’s Daybook

    FOR TODAY… Tuesday 27th April.   Outside my window…… Grey sky, light steady rain – our warm days seem to be at an end as we settle for a week of rain & cooler days….. our neighbour has [More…]

  • Simple Woman's Daybook
    Simple Woman’s Daybook

      FOR TODAY… Monday 9th Nov.   Outside my window…… Bright blue sky, gorgeous sun shining down on us….. summer has started early for Melbourne.  I am thinking……. Although summer is my favourite season, will [More…]

  • Simple Woman's Daybook
    Simple Woman’s Daybook

      FOR TODAY… Monday 28th Sept.   Outside my window…… I’m writing this at the end of the day so it’s night & the blinds are down.  I am thinking……. How I miss my son [More…]

  • Simple Woman's Daybook
    Simple Woman’s Daybook

    FOR TODAY… *   Outside my window… … the winter sun is out – it’s a gorgeous day. It’s still a little windy but at least the gales have long stopped. I am thinking… … [More…]