Carmen Marcoux is a chastity speaker and the author of the novels Arms of Love and Surrender, as well as a wife and home-schooling mother of eight. She and her husband James live in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada with their children - Hannah, Rebekah, Mikaelah, Jacinta, Matthew, Gemma, Benjamin and baby Jacob.
Birthday: September 4, 1966
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Current Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Family: Married with eight children.
Childhood dream occupation: Nun running an orphanage with lots of children.
Reality occupation: Mother running a home with lots of children.
When I'm not at RoL: I'm running kids to lessons, answering questions on Courtshipnow.com, filling book orders for One Way Publishing House or dreaming about writing my next novel!
Saint: Do I have to choose one? I love so many -- and I have so many needs that I keep many saints occupied daily in my prayers! Our family litany of the saints go on and on and on!
Scripture: (I have more than one!) "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God." Matthew 5:8; "For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11; "Take delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart." Psalm 37:4; AND "I came that they may have life and have it abundantly." John 10:10.
Devotion: The Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy.
Color: The Rainbow?!?!?! Plaid?!?! How does one choose?
Movie: (Old-time) It's a Wonderful Life AND Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; (Contemporary) Lord of the Rings AND The Passion of the Christ
Type of Book: Hardly have time to read!!! When I do it's usually spiritual books -- saints, theology, etc. When I can find time to read a novel, I love good clean Christian romance, preferably Catholic. Since they are so hard to come by, I went out a wrote one!!!
Music: Contemporary Christian, praise and worship.
Music Artist: Janelle, Mark Mallett, Michael W. Smith, Chris Rice, and many more.
Sport: Swimming, canoeing, golfing . . . but who has time?
Food: How does one choose? Really? If someone else makes it and I don't have to do the dishes -- I love it!
Place: Before the Blessed Sacrament, at home in bed (with my children all tucked in safe and sound and my hubby by my side!)
Time of the Day: Early mornings -- if I didn't get woken up too many times in the night by children, and in the glooming.
Pastime: Writing! I'd rather write than eat or sleep!
Chore: Better not go there -- it might take away any grace I get by doing them!
Vegetable: Swiss chard!
& My Pet Peeve: Again, better not to go there . . .