I give up!

This Lent has been a particularly fruitful time for me. I cannot remember another one in recent memory when I haveRead more »


A Picture of Forgiveness

Near the end of the new Noah film, there is an achingly beautiful scene of forgiveness between husband and wife. ItRead more »


A Tisket, A Tasket; What’s in Your Easter Basket?

My oldest child is in his twenties, so we’ve had a lot of experience creating Easter baskets for our children. Read more »


Eucharistic Adoration

It was a bright spring day in May. Only two weeks left before summer vacation, and my first overnight school trip withRead more »


Jesus Wept

Yesterday we read in the Gospel of John the story of Lazarus’ death. We read that when Jesus finally arrived inRead more »


7 Quick Takes Friday: 7 Signs Spring is Finally Here!

1. You wake up to birds chirping and woodpeckers pecking… or better yet, your 4 year old wakes you and asks, “WhatRead more »


Line-by-Line Prayer Reflection: Anima Christi, Part 3

This is the third of a series of posts reflecting line-by-line on the Anima Christi. “But if we walk in the light asRead more »


Why I Don’t Accept Reformed Theology

I could use these one thousand words to explain Five Point Calvinism (TULIP) and put together an essay refuting itsRead more »


My Journey toward Finding a Spiritual Director

About four or five years ago, I recalled hearing friends talk about receiving spiritual direction. At the time, ourRead more »


The Sorrowful Mysteries and a Good Friday Cry

Fridays are full of feelings- anticipation, accomplishment, exhaustion, and, yes, sorrow. For me, it is the end of aRead more »


Career or Kids? What’s a Girl To Do?

This amazing article is the best one that I have ever read about the dilemma women face when choosing between self-Read more »


5 Reasons to Buy This Lenten Journal

Last year, we put together a comprehensive list of Lenten resources in our Handy Dandy List to Lenten Sacrifices. AsRead more »


Dog Fun

I am not a dog person. They have entitlement issues; they think that this is their house and that they can interrupt meRead more »


Uniting Our Lenten Sacrifices with Christ Crucified

This Lent I find myself contemplating the nature of sacrifice more than I ever have before. While I have often givenRead more »


50 Clever Ways to Announce a Pregnancy

I’ve been pregnant six times and only once announced the pregnancy to friends and family in a creative way. So inRead more »

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