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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.

The Importance of Friendship

There have been many times in my life that I have felt like I was a ship at sea struggling against the storm, wondering where land andRead more »

Love Begins at Home

There are some days I wonder how I am going to make it through. The kids are fighting, the house is a mess, the bills need to be paid butRead more »

The Quietest Month in the Garden

A while back I was looking for a quote to reflect the gloominess of winter. Life had been difficult, I had made some hard decisions, andRead more »

It Is Good to be Seen

It is that time of year again… the time when we gather together to remember our blessings and bestow gifts upon one another in celebrationRead more »

Advent: A Time of Repentance, Penance, and Renewal

Advent is a time of preparation- preparing our hearts, minds, and souls for the Christ-child who will one day offer each of us salvationRead more »

A Prayer for Peace

In the wake of the tragic events that have taken place this past week, Pope Francis has encouraged all of us to continue to prayRead more »

Random Acts of Kindness: An Advent Gift

With Advent right around the corner and Christmas to follow afterward, Catholics everywhere are getting ready for the upcomingRead more »

Filling Our Father’s House: What Converts Can Teach Us about Evangelization

Several months ago, probably more than I would like to admit since time seems to slip away from me, as I got home from the store the kidsRead more »

Faith in Suffering; Kristi’s Gift to All of Us

I crawled into the bed with Kristi and we lay together all afternoon talking and laughing. We talked about everything under the sun- ourRead more »

Whose Life Do We Fight For?

October is Respect Life month. Often when we think about respecting life we first think of the fight to save babies and to end abortion.Read more »

See You in Philadephia… Or Not

I have something to confess; I am sad that I am not getting to attend the World Meeting of Families that begins in Philadelphia tomorrow.Read more »

You Did It To Me: Bear Wrongs Patiently

Welcome to the series “You did it to me” where we will be discussing the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. This will be a twice aRead more »

7 Quick Takes: Signs You Don’t Want Summer to End

If you are anything like me you aren’t ready for summer to end. Yes, you know it has to at some point, but not right now. My newsfeed hasRead more »

The Importance of Meeting Others Where We Encounter Them

Have you ever wondered why people who call themselves faithful Catholics often do things that go against our beautiful faith? Or that maybeRead more »

Yes, America is Still a Great Nation

As our 4th of July celebrations come to a close and we begin our new work week, there is something that has been on my mind and on myRead more »