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REVIEW: Don’t Let the Culture Raise Your Kids

The doctors, therapists, and researchers I’ve interviewed, and the studies I’ve read, all seem to agree on two key points: First, modernRead more »

Five Reasons to Wear a Veil

Five Reasons to Wear a Veil (and Five Not to…)

Whilst veiling is becoming an increasingly popular decision among young Catholic women, my journey to the mantilla has been far from easy.Read more »

Mea Culpa Correcting Misunderstood Mariology

Mea Culpa: Correcting Misunderstood Mariology

Father Dave Nix, known as Padre Peregrino, featured noted convert and die-hard Thomist, Dr. Taylor Marshall on his recent Podcast seriesRead more »

10 Angry and Cranky Saints to Call Upon When Rage Creeps In

Even on my most “ragiest” of rage days, there was always something in the back of my mind – calming, soothing, logical –Read more »

The Flight Home

The Flight Home and the Beauty of the Kindness of Strangers

When the boys and I finally got settled into our seats on our final flight, I exhaled for what felt like the first time all day. It hadRead more »

Where Does My Help Come From?

Where Does My Help Come From?

There is a trend that I’ve watched come to light in my journey through life after separation divorce, and in speaking with other woman whoRead more »

Grumbling Mass Goer

I loved Jesus and had a deep devotion to our Holy Mother. I loved being Catholic, and yet I absolutely hated going to Mass. However, thatRead more »

A Name Most Powerful_ Mary for CS

A Name Most Powerful: Mary

Yet, we see in the Gospels that she also kept all things in her heart. The difficult moments in teaching a toddler-Jesus to not tantrum, orRead more »

Intersection of Faith and Mental Illness

Intersection of Faith and Mental Illness

In my mental health talks to youth groups, I share how there are two parallel lines running through my life. As my spiritual journeyRead more »

REVIEW The Island of Two Trees

REVIEW: The Island of Two Trees

The Island of Two Trees is a story born through the authors creative play with his children, and based off of an actual model island heRead more »

He Calls Us to Journey with Him

He Calls Us to Journey with Him

Jesus wants us to know Him. He desires our hearts. He desperately calls us to Him. He calls us near, always present, always working behindRead more »

LikeSmallChildrenRuntoJesus

Like Small Children, Run to Jesus

One Sunday at Mass when he was around seven years old, Peter slid out of the pew and, before Jay even realized what was happening, he ranRead more »

Of Note-May 2019

Each month, on the first Friday, you can find Of Note filled with posts that are inspiring, knowledgeable, cover current events, andRead more »

REVIEW Everyday Evangelism for Catholics Cathy Duff

REVIEW: Everyday Evangelism by Cathy Duffy

Overview Evangelization.  Sometimes a scary word for Catholics.  Lions and tigers and bears and…evangelization.  OhRead more »

Lead Me Letting Go and Letting God

Lead Me: Letting Go and Letting God

When we do not habitually communicate with one another our friendship changes, our intimacy dwindles. We intentionally make time to connectRead more »