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Resting, Waiting, Praying

Anyone who knows me knows I don’t sit still well.  You might catch me for a little bit, but before long I think of something that needs toRead more »

The Feast of the Annunciation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paolo_de_Matteis_-_The_Annunciation.jpg Today is the Feast of the Annunciation. Usually this isRead more »

Damnable Heresies

On the day of Pope Francis’ election, a Bible college friend posted this ill-tempered update: “Feeling cynical about Catholicism and theirRead more »

Learning Styles in the {Catholic} Homeschool

My husband is incredibly smart.  He goes to visit someone once and two years later he knows exactly how to get there without directions.Read more »

Will You Be My Friend?

I moved across the country in December 2011 and have had a very difficult time making friends.  To those who know me this seems laughable. Read more »

Not a Garden Gnome: Understanding St. Francis

The name, St. Francis, is on everyone’s lips these days – ever since our new Holy Father took Francis as his official name. With thisRead more »

Christ’s Gift

Yesterday marked the most important day in all of the Christian faith… the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  This is theRead more »

They Just Don’t Get It…

They Just Don’t Get It… Marriage I used to wonder if it has always been like this.  Has it always been so intense?  Has it always been inRead more »

Getting muddy…

John 13:3-17 So, during supper, fully aware that the Father had put everything into his power and that he had come from God and wasRead more »

Forgive and Forget? To Forgive is Divine?

There are so many clichés when it comes to forgiving and forgiveness, probably because it is such a common experience and desiredRead more »

The Church Lumbers On

The Church’s umpteenth Lent–and my twelfth one–is drawing to a close. The Triduum, followed by the blessedly long seasonRead more »

Confessions of The Original Online Junkie – Series Debut, part II

As I mentioned in the debut post of this series, my oldest was five years old, enrolled in kindergarten, and not enrolled in religiousRead more »

Holy Week: Helping Our Children Walk with Jesus

Holy Week is around the corner. Do you feel like your children are ready for Holy Week? Are they ready to walk with Jesus? A couple ofRead more »

My Love Affair with the Pope

What is it about an elderly man ascending to the Chair of Peter that causes me, an old Baptist girl, to swoon?  I swell with pride, myRead more »

Emergency Contraception Revisited

Several questions in the comment box and further research has prompted me to revisit my post, Emergency Contraception: Science and Morals.Read more »

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