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Summertime Sadness

*some quick ways to cure summertime boredom and blues*   This is my first year as a teacher, and it’s wild that as someone whose outRead more »

Keep to Basics: In Life as well as in the Spiritual Life

I thought my car sounded funny as I was pulling out of my driveway. There was a large truck barreling down the gravel road, so I thoughtRead more »

Hello, Depression, My Old Friend

Hello Depression, My Old Friend…

Welcome to this installment in the series REAL AND RAW – SOUL-STIRRING STORIES, a series focused on taking a candid look at theRead more »

Anxiety, Change, and a Whole Lot of Trust

Not too long ago, I was surveying the to-do list of what seems a million things as my family adjusts to our newborn, my postpartum medicalRead more »

A Fork in the Catholic Homeschool Road

A Fork in the Catholic Homeschool Road

by: Martina KreitzerSo, imagine my surprise on the heels of seven years of homeschooling last year when I seemingly made a hasty decisionRead more »

“You Shall Not Pass!”

I read this past year (I do not recall where) that mercy is that love that keeps evil at bay. Mercy does not permit evil to progressRead more »

The Eyes of Suffering

The Eyes of Suffering

by: Alison WaggonerWe see suffering in the eyes of the mother of a stillborn, the father of an addict, the scared abandon child, theRead more »

How to Radiate Awesome (...and still be humble)

How to Radiate Awesome (…and still be humble)

by: Victoria Kieser“Be who you were meant to be and you will set the world on fire.”  When we’re being what God made us to be, we’reRead more »

God's Little Miracles: What Great Grandma Called Them

God’s Little Miracles: What Great Grandma Called Them

We are approaching a special time of year in Southern Indiana: mushroom season. My great grandmother always called them God’s littleRead more »

Foes Fans and Friends: Discerning Opinions and Dominions

Foes, Fans, and Friends – Discerning Opinions and Dominions

by: Linda DeliaThe people we surround ourselves with play a huge part in helping us discern who we are in God. So when those comments comeRead more »

Journeying to Christ

Last year, The Shepherd on a Search was all the rage. Touted as a Christian-based answer to the Elf on the Shelf, the premise seemed toRead more »

Happy Valentines Ash Wednesday

Happy Valentine’s Day Ash Wednesday

Welcome to the first installment in the series Real and Raw – Soul-Stirring Stories, a series focused on taking a candid lookRead more »

I Did Nothing for Lent

The Year I Did NOTHING For Lent

How I gave up nothing, took on nothing…and left everything to the Lord.   My Plan for an All-Star Lent It was Lent 2014. I wasRead more »

The 2018 Handy Dandy List of Lenten Sacrifices

Lent is coming up fast (in one week actually) so if you haven’t given any thought to your Lenten sacrifices for the upcomingRead more »

Kids and Lent

Keeping Your Kids Engaged Throughout Lent

Can you believe that we are having a conversation about Lent already? Weren’t we just swaddling the infant Jesus and celebrating His birth?Read more »