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Praying the Angelus: A Book Review

I grew up in a Catholic family but never heard of the Angelus prayer until well into adulthood. Even after hearing it mentioned in passingRead more »

Innocence of Childhood

The Innocence of Childhood

Can one recapture the innocence of childhood? Unfortunately not. But what a gift if we choose to recapture the path that leads usRead more »

Nunsters and No-Funsters

By day, I am a Catholic high school Theology teacher in my small hometown in Indiana. By night, I am a sassy single gal, navigating theRead more »

God’s Fabulously Fashioned Feminine Form

photo credit: hernanpba It was a clear, sunny afternoon. Immersed in some mundane daily chore, my routine was abruptly interruptedRead more »

In Sickness and In Health, As Long As You Both Shall Live

It was a perfect wedding.  Dressed in their finest, family and friends of the couple crowded into the church.  A string quartetRead more »

Immaculate Heart of Mary Tutorial

The excitement over the tutorial for the Sacred Heart painting encouraged me to make one for the Immaculate Heart as well. I’mRead more »

TRUST JESUS TO SHOW UP!

One of the scariest places in the world is in a courtroom opposing an ex-spouse. I have known few anxieties that could hold a candle toRead more »

Letting Go of the Good for God

A few weeks ago, I was walking my dog as we do most days. Walking her is one of my favorite things to do, both because I get to enjoy someRead more »

Wordy Matter

I was mistreated. It happened while I was on the jam and jelly aisle looking for fig jam- it is fab-u-lous with brie cheese and crackers.Read more »

The Rains of Change

“Yes, I’ve changed. Pain does that to a person.” I saw those words on a friend’s Facebook page just this week. The quote was not credited,Read more »

The Importance of a Faith-Filled Life: A Book Review

When I was a teenager, the Roma Downey series, Touched by An Angel, was all the rage. Millions, my family included, would tune inRead more »

Desolation: When God Seems Far Away

I’m in desolation. Maybe you are too. Or maybe you’re not. Maybe you’re in consolation, but you can still use this post to help prepare youRead more »

6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Obedience

Lions and tigers and obedience…oh my!  Obedience. The word makes me shudder. To submit your will to another.  To do what someoneRead more »

Vacation Transformation – Travel And The Road To Self-Discovery

School has ended and the hustle and bustle that comes with all the juggling of schedules and activities has come to a halt. By now you’veRead more »

Working Toward Sainthood: 5 Steps to Enhancing Your Catholic Christian Marriage

Like many military couples, my husband and I were first married by the local Justice of the Peace. We already had our “churchRead more »