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Roadside Reality Check

In the midst of this busy, hot summer, I’ve been trying to faithfully log 30 minutes of speed walking/jogging (I have never found a goodRead more »

Cool Things Happen When We Let the Holy Spirit Lead

As the Body of Christ, we are called to actually be the hands and feet of Christ. I’ve watched this work in my life. It was a season ofRead more »

The Rigorous Road to Confession

I remember my first face-to-face confession in 2011 so vividly. I was at a youth conference with hundreds of others, and I felt moved in myRead more »

How to Take Your Kids to Mass in 10 Easy Steps!

With this handy guide, taking your baby, toddler, small child, or unbelievably sassy older child to Mass is no problem at all!   1.)Read more »

The Power of Prayer: A Reminder of Mercy

Through our life’s experiences, and the decisions we intentionally make, we are fully able to join ourselves with Jesus, and to envisionRead more »

Military Friendships: Bringing Me Closer to Jesus, One Duty Station at a Time

“God sends us friends to be our firm support in the whirlpool of struggle. In the company of friends, we will find strength toRead more »

What’s Your Gift?

People remember fondly the quirky things about us or their loved ones, and by doing so, honor the Creator who found delight (or humor) inRead more »

There Are No Bad People

“There are no bad people, Mommy!” he protested adamantly. In his short little life it was already an old argument.Read more »

Murky Waters and Marvelous Mornings

Give the murky waters time to settle and the Holy Spirit time to work. You’ll be amazed at what a fresh outlook the morning brings— with noRead more »

Fifty and Fabulous

A year ago, as I turned forty-nine, the panic set in. How did fifty years fly by so soon? I was dealing with rolling hot flashes (amongRead more »

12 Thoughts on 12 Rules for Life

This is a 12 part chapter review on Jordan Peterson’s book entitled 12 Rules for Life; An Antidote to Chaos.  Read it along with me,Read more »

Loved as His daughter

We all yearn to be noticed and loved by our fathers, especially as daughters. With our God, I think it’s easy to feel like every littleRead more »

REVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

I knew this was a book for the Catholic domestic Church arsenal when my 10-year-old son was drawn to it like a moth to the light. It hadRead more »

July Old St. Nicholas

So much of what we know about St. Nicholas is wrapped up in secular culture; St. Nicholas has been turned into Santa Claus, an almostRead more »

God Will Give You More Than You Can Handle

I hate the cliché “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” I’ve spent a decade as a single mom and I’ll assure you this isn’t true.Read more »