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Innocence of Childhood

The Innocence of Childhood

Can one recapture the innocence of childhood? Unfortunately not. But what a gift if we choose to recapture the path that leads usRead more »

In Sickness and In Health, As Long As You Both Shall Live

It was a perfect wedding.  Dressed in their finest, family and friends of the couple crowded into the church.  A string quartetRead more »

Immaculate Heart of Mary Tutorial

The excitement over the tutorial for the Sacred Heart painting encouraged me to make one for the Immaculate Heart as well. I’mRead more »

TRUST JESUS TO SHOW UP!

One of the scariest places in the world is in a courtroom opposing an ex-spouse. I have known few anxieties that could hold a candle toRead more »

Letting Go of the Good for God

A few weeks ago, I was walking my dog as we do most days. Walking her is one of my favorite things to do, both because I get to enjoy someRead more »

The Rains of Change

“Yes, I’ve changed. Pain does that to a person.” I saw those words on a friend’s Facebook page just this week. The quote was not credited,Read more »

6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Obedience

Lions and tigers and obedience…oh my!  Obedience. The word makes me shudder. To submit your will to another.  To do what someoneRead more »

Vacation Transformation – Travel And The Road To Self-Discovery

School has ended and the hustle and bustle that comes with all the juggling of schedules and activities has come to a halt. By now you’veRead more »

Working Toward Sainthood: 5 Steps to Enhancing Your Catholic Christian Marriage

Like many military couples, my husband and I were first married by the local Justice of the Peace. We already had our “churchRead more »

Perfection or Perdition

We were sitting at the dining room table when it happened. I was reading one of our homeschool books aloud while my older son was fumblingRead more »

Lessons from Flynn

What is it about parenting that can make us too controlling? How do we find the happy medium between guiding children andRead more »

God: The Ultimate Artist

I don’t consider myself an artist, but I am a creative and a lover of beauty. As such, I have a hard time seeing the arts marginalizedRead more »

The Importance of Decluttering Your Soul

I stood at the doorway of my room, completely overwhelmed just looking at the piles I knew I finally had to deal with. I had been puttingRead more »

Saint Makers: Forgiving and Forgiveness

One of the biggest challenges I have undertaken was forgiving my ex-husband. I think most people who have walked this single parent roadRead more »

Finding God in Trolls

Not too long ago, my family purchased the Dreamworks movie, “Trolls.” It quickly became a hit with our oldest, whoRead more »