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Author Archives: Michelle Fritz

Michelle Fritz is a daughter of God, a cradle Catholic, a devoted wife of 20+ years to amazing husband Mike, eclectic homeschooling mother to eleven wonderful children. She has experienced the loss of 13 babies in her call to be open to life, but knows that God is always loving and always gracious. She and her husband know that they have an army of Saints already in heaven! They try to show their faith in everything they do and hope that all who come to know their family, also come to know the Lord.

Guarding our Hearts and Minds: We Become What We Think About

Since the time my children were little I have always told them that they will become the people they surround themselves with. This meansRead more »

CatholicTShirtClub.com: Faith and Fun in a Box

Every day when the mail comes my kids argue about who is going to run out to get it. Just as I did as a child, they love the job. As theRead more »

A Reflection Revisited: I am Barabbas

As I sat in Mass this past Sunday I struggled to participate in the Gospel reading. Each year I am choked up by the words that we are askedRead more »

Praying for Our Enemies: A Lenten Sacrifice

Welcome to day 26 of our Lenten season. If your season has been going anything like mine, well, you are probably as eager as I am to beRead more »

Encouragement for When You are Surrounded by Homeschooling Naysayers

If you are anything like me you’ve encountered all the comments out there about homeschooling. Some of them are understandable; others areRead more »

15 Quotes to Bring Hope During Troubled Times

Have you ever felt completely hopeless? Have you ever felt that the trouble you face is just too much? I think if we are honest each of usRead more »

Offering My Everything to Him

For a while now my family has been facing a series of crises. From financial issues to suffering through both chronic and acute illnessesRead more »

The Camera in My Mind

I often look at my children and am amazed at how time has changed them… their faces no longer pudgy with baby fullness; their tiny handsRead more »

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Most Christians believe that once they get to Christmas day that they have finished the Christmas race. It’s Jesus’ birthday and as ofRead more »

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Yesterday we began the new liturgical year within the Church. It is an exciting time to say the least! As we begin ourRead more »

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

As this historic election winds down, I am at a loss for words. I can’t articulate the emotions I have felt over the past months andRead more »

What to Say When a Friend Miscarries

The loss of a child during pregnancy can be one of the most devastating events in a person’s life. Not only do you lose your child but youRead more »

To Say Their Names

Our names are important. Even if we share the same name as someone else, our names are still uniquely our own. If someone said, “Tell meRead more »

Thy Will Be Done

When I was a child it never failed that people would inquire what I wanted to be when I was grown. I think it is a question every adultRead more »

Raising Chaste Catholic Men: A Review

When we only had four little ones! As a mother, I am constantly thinking about and worrying about my children. I think about their health,Read more »