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Me and the Fig Tree

The next day, I talked to a friend who is a wealth of Catholic knowledge. I asked him my question about Jesus cursing the fig tree to whichRead more »

Of Note–December 2019

We are nearly a week into Advent 2019 here is what we’ve found worth reading in the world of Catholic blogging.Read more »

Being the Living Crib

This Advent, many families will prepare a crib scene to prepare for Christmas and celebrate the coming of Our Lord. It’s a great AdventRead more »

Finding the One Thing that Slows Me Down

Stress and overwhelm seem to be part and parcel to the gig of motherhood. Add to that, if you are a stay at home mom, there is lessRead more »

Interview with Author Kevin Wells: The Priests We Need to Save the Church

When his uncle, Monsignor Tom Wells, was brutally murdered in his rectory in 2000 former sports writer, Kevin Wells, turned to writing toRead more »

Physical or Spiritual Imperfections: Which Ones are We Embracing?

Our culture is saturated with messages that we, as women, are “not enough.” Everywhere we look, there are billboards or commercialsRead more »

2019 Advent Photo Journey

Where as this year gone? We’re about to celebrate Thanksgiving and then just a few days later it’s the beginning of Advent, onRead more »

May Her Soul Rest in Peace, O Lord

I had attended the group a few months prior to share information about a mental health support group I help to run in the local area, as IRead more »

The Prodigal Son’s Older Brother? That’s Me.

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” -Alexander Pope When I was thirteen, my parents got divorced and then, in a surprising turn ofRead more »

What Memento Mori Means to Me

Memento Mori: remember you will die. I remember the night I thought I was going to die! I had been having pain in my right leg. My doctorRead more »

Of Note – November 2019

Are you looking for articles of interest, or of note, that can really satisfy your liturgical living? Look no further as Ink SlingerRead more »

The Gift of the Rosary

My very first rosary was given to me by my grandmother when I was around 5 years old, It was blessed in Rome and had a strong but naturalRead more »

The Holy Souls Need Your Prayers

The Catholic Church teaches after death; the holy souls can no longer earn merit through prayer or good works; therefore, they cannotRead more »

Build One Another Up

26 years ago my husband, Chris, and I decided to take the leap and swim the Tiber. He suggested we start praying for God to place peopleRead more »

Your Catholic Birthing Center Experience (from a Fifth Time Birthing Center Mom to Eight)

Well, soon to be eight kids, anyway. ? So…first…MY Catholic birthing center experience/s.* ? *I do not actually birth in aRead more »

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