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A Letter to Expectant Mothers

Dear Expectant Mother, Sitting in the doctor’s office, I picked up the latest parenting magazine. It was filled with articles aboutRead more »

My Baby’s Vocation: Reflecting on Pregnancy with the Benedictus

How do you even describe pregnancy? I’m 28 weeks pregnant. TWENTY-EIGHT WEEKS.  This baby is coming, and she is coming SOON. Read more »

That I Might Be Perfected In Him

That I Might Be Perfected in Him

by: Maurisa MayerleI believed that with my whole being, but what were His grand plans for me? In reality, He has chipped away at my ideasRead more »

Give the World Your Gifts

I’m not a writer by trade. In fact, English was always my worst subject. However, when I saw the call for single parent writers, IRead more »

MarriageIsHard - So Here's Some Advice You Can Use

Marriage is Hard, So Here’s Some Advice You Can Use

by: Martina KreitzerWe’ve all seen marriage in its many forms, I’m guessing. But if you aren’t actually married –Read more »

Trust Jesus to Lead You to the Fireworks

by: Alison WaggonerIn those hard moments, I learned to trust Jesus. More than that, I begged Him to be active in my life. My attitude andRead more »

The Rainbow after the Storm

The Rainbow after the Storm

by: Martina KreitzerThat was November 2014 – almost four years ago when our entire family experienced our first and most devastatingRead more »

What Do You Do All Day?

by: Devon WattamI never wanted to be a stay-at-home mom. Minutes after we found out we were pregnant with our first baby, Ben looked at meRead more »

Working Through Work-Ups

“Tell me again why we’re doing this.” is what I wanted to say as my husband grabbed his last bag before giving me a kiss and heading outRead 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 »

Responding to Crisis

Responding to Crisis

by: Maurisa MayerleRight now the Church needs our prayers more than ever.  This crisis has all the hallmarks of a satanic attack on MotherRead more »

40DaysOfPrayerforHealing

40 Days of Prayer for Healing

I, like many Catholics around the US and the world, have been shocked and horrified to learn details of abuse at the hands of clergy overRead more »

Greater the Gold: Adding Siblings is Worth the Sacrifice

This spring, we were thrilled to welcome our seventh baby. And to add to the excitement, it was a boy, after twelve years and threeRead more »

God Will Give You More Than You Can Handle

I hate the cliché “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” I’ve spent a decade as a single mom and I’ll assure you this isn’t true.Read more »

Navy Wife: An Unexpected Vocation

Navy Wife: An Unexpected Vocation

by: Devon WattamFast-forward five years and here I sit, 2,000 miles from home on the Gulf Coast, full-time stay-at-home mom of a busyRead more »

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