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Creating Memories

“Today we made our frequent pilgrimage to Panera, following Mass. As I traipsed across the parking lot in our southern heat, I caught aRead more »

Moving with Little Ones

While I wish this was a post about getting exercise with children, it’s not. (Although maybe someday, I’ll write about that.) For now, IRead more »

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Gentle

         One of our favorite movies is “The Princess Bride.”  In one of the scenes, the mainRead more »

A House Full of Joy

“Don’t you have any hobbies?” “You know what causes that?” You’ve heard it all before. The probingRead more »

Catholic Mom Squads

I didn’t realize that squad envy could be a thing until I watched Taylor Swift’s infamous “Bad Blood” music video. (I know, what aRead more »

Why I Veil: A Millennial Perspective

This Lent, I started covering my head during Mass. I know, I know- off the Traddie rails, am I right? But hear me out. I wanted Lent to beRead more »

A Magnificat Year

My palms were sweating like crazy. It was only my second attempt at the Sacrament of Reconciliation since returning to the Catholic ChurchRead more »

It’s Your Journey

Generally a positive, upbeat person, it takes quite a bit for me to have a “down” day. But like everyone, sometimes I’mRead more »

When God’s Voice Sounds Different

  I recently found out that I will be needing surgery soon to remove a cyst on my ovary. This isn’t a very abnormal occurrence,Read more »

Devoted, Devastated, Divine

Devoted In retrospect, there were most likely clues in the mundane. I am certain there were small iniquities that I was overlooking due toRead more »

An Encounter with Christ at Walmart

“…so he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor?’” Luke 10:29 Today, I grudgingly drove to my least favorite place onRead more »

Friends in {Really} High Places

When you love good and holy people it makes you want to be like them. Their words and deeds are admirable, they live their lives with suchRead more »

Shaped in His Image

“O Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.” Isaiah 64:8 If you’ve ever seen aRead more »

By Faith, With Hope, To Love

Recently, I found myself confronted by some fairly powerful, negative emotions centering on an incident which I felt to be a betrayal fromRead more »