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Learning to be a Pencil

I’ve done it for years. Decades, really. I’ve made lists. You know the kind— where you write down all the tasks you need to accomplish as aRead more »

Good Enough is Good Enough: A Book Review from Catholic Sistas

Good Enough is Good Enough: A Book Review from Catholic Sistas

Are you feeling the pressure to do it all as a Catholic mom? A review of Colleen Duggan’s book, Good Enough is Good Enough by InkRead more »

Love As Christ Loved (Part 3): Recognizing Honor, Dignity, and Beauty of Children

In Matthew 19:14, Christ made it abundantly clear His love extends even to the littlest of us, by instructing His disciples, “Let theRead more »

A Catholic Sistas Interview with Artists Daniel Mitsui

This past month I was fortunate enough to interview artist Daniel Mitsui. With stunning and unique Catholic artwork, Daniel is an artistRead more »

Do You Need Jesus?

Do You Need Jesus?

Growing up, my parents did a really great job teaching my brother and I the difference between a need and a want. I remember going to themRead more »

The 2018 Catholic Sistas Wedding Gift Guide

The 2018 Catholic Sistas Wedding Gift Guide

As the weather warms and we approach Ordinary time, we also enter the hallowed secular wedding season. For those with friends andRead more »

Love As Christ Loved (Part 2): Recognizing Our Spouse Through the Eyes of Christ

I previously wrote about how we should love ourselves as Christ loved us on the Cross. He recognizes our inherent worth and beauty,Read more »

Unity and Name Calling Within the Pro-Life Movement

In so many ways, the pro-life movement seems to be winning. We are passing multiple pro-life laws at the state level, attacking legalizedRead more »

Who Is My Master?

Who is My Master?

We are slaves to many things in our daily lives; work, commutes, money, material goods, physical fitness, sex, food, sports andRead more »

A Fork in the Catholic Homeschool Road

A Fork in the Catholic Homeschool Road

So, imagine my surprise on the heels of seven years of homeschooling last year when I seemingly made a hasty decision to enroll my thenRead more »

Love As Christ Loved (Part 1): Recognizing Our Own Love, Light, and Goodness

Love As Christ Loved (Part 1): Recognizing Our Own Love, Light, and Goodness

God is Love. God is Light. God is Goodness. God’s arch-enemy, is determined to destroy all of God’s Creation – determined toRead more »

“You Shall Not Pass!”

I read this past year (I do not recall where) that mercy is that love that keeps evil at bay. Mercy does not permit evil to progressRead more »

We Are the Warriors Reflections on Anxiety

We Are the Warriors: Reflections on Anxiety

Welcome to this installment in the series Real and Raw – Soul-Stirring Stories, a series focused on taking a candid look atRead more »

Running to the Tomb

Running to the Tomb

Peter’s brow is furrowed with worry and his eyes are open wide in suspense.  One wonders what thoughts were running through theirRead more »

The Eyes of Suffering

The Eyes of Suffering

We see suffering in the eyes of the mother of a stillborn, the father of an addict, the scared abandon child, the broken-hearted widow, theRead more »