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UP and Out of The Fog

It’s funny–I didn’t realize there was a fog to come up out of until I looked back. I thought it was normal – youRead more »

All Things Visible and Invisible

Over a year ago, we learned that our third child would be born with Down Syndrome. The doctor called about a potential marker forRead more »

Anxiety is the devil

I’ve battled some serious anxiety in my life. I was diagnosed with extreme anxiety at one point. I suffered from shaky hands, heavyRead more »

Everything is an Invitation

If it was possible, I believe this particular wedding invitation would have arrived with a slew of royal trumpet-players in its wake. OrRead more »

“A Wrinkle in Time” Is Too Weird For Me (and that’s awesome)

So…spoilers.  You’ve been warned.     It’s too weird… So I’m about to start teaching Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L’Engle) toRead more »

Sacramentals, Mercy, Advent, Oh My!

Not long ago, I attended an event where an icebreaker game was played. The icebreaker was to count up how many Sacramentals we had on eachRead more »

2017 Advent Photo Challenge

Advent is almost here! And if you’ve checked out a calendar recently, you might have noticed that Advent is pretty short this year too;Read more »

Granting Myself Grace & Resting in God

Can I share with you one of my biggest struggles? It’s patience. Having patience both with my children, but even more so with myself. IRead more »

A ‘Clean, Well-Lighted Place’ for Us All

I spent four dreamy years in college studying literature. There are a few texts that I still think about once in a while and even fewerRead more »

Battle of the Bath

I loathe bath time. It’s always a battle. An argument to get in the bath, an argument to get out of the bath. Moldy toys, bubbles, waterRead more »

Children Versus the World: Reflections on “It”

A couple of notes before I start. First off—I have recently begun teaching at a elementary school, so my interest in topics pertaining toRead more »

The Official 2017 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you to our FIFTH annual Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway! LocalRead more »

An Uncomfortable Truth

During a homily a couple years ago, the chaplain at the time shared a quote based on Pope Saint John XXIII’s Coat of Arms. The quote said,Read more »

How to Build Your Family on a Rock (and Why!)

Communicate together, Heal together Recently our family has had to deal with injustice and dishonesty toward our family. It was painful,Read more »

Mistreated? Stop, You are Worth More

Lately I’ve seen a lot of hurt and anguish brought about by bad relationships. This has made me stop and ask myself: Why do we allowRead more »