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Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Shall We Gather?

Have you ever had one of those moments when you are certain of the presence and love of God? Although I’d had it on my schedule forRead more »

When Work Sucks  – Bringing St. Augustine into the Workplace

October Blues October has been…a tough month, sisters.  I think it’s awesome that the world is stuffed with tiny gourds,Read more »

Loving Me Through Him

image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/hiker-hiking-nature-hipster-solo-846094/ Love your neighbor as yourself (Matthew 22:39) we are told.Read more »

Exchanging Anger for Grace

Being angry with people is one of the leading reasons I land myself in Confession. Once, I had been offended by someone deeply, and feltRead more »

Weathering the Storm

I recently sat inside our family’s RV on a Sunday afternoon, watching the lightening, listening to the thunder, and seeing the raindropsRead more »

Broken Windows: A Response to the Sexual Abuse Scandal

A Small Lantern in a Storm My heart has been broken.  My mother, the Church, feels as if she’s being ripped apart.  Anger,Read more »

LovingTheRestlessHeart

Loving the Restless Heart

First shared on social media yesterday in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day, we thought we’d go ahead and share in blog postRead more »

What I Learned in the Walmart Parking Lot

Life weighed heavy on me: the loss of employment and relationships and financial difficulties that go with it; a son’s medical issues andRead more »

HisCreationisMyChapel

His Creation is My Chapel

by: Linda DeliaSo I missed daily Mass this morning. I chose (made?) His creation my chapel. I found Him in the silence and began a litanyRead more »

I see Him, and He sees me.

One of my earliest childhood memories involves my grandparents taking me to a church very early in the morning. So early, IRead more »

The Rigorous Road to Confession

I remember my first face-to-face confession in 2011 so vividly. I was at a youth conference with hundreds of others, and I felt moved in myRead more »

Military Friendships: Bringing Me Closer to Jesus, One Duty Station at a Time

“God sends us friends to be our firm support in the whirlpool of struggle. In the company of friends, we will find strength toRead more »

Fifty and Fabulous

by: Maurisa MayerleA year ago, as I turned forty-nine, the panic set in. How did fifty years fly by so soon? I was dealing with rollingRead more »

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 »

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