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The Real Problem with Transgender Bathroom Laws

A few weeks ago, a friend who is a police officer in a major metropolitan area came to visit. Over dinner, she told us about a report she’dRead 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 »

OneWaytoSupportaLovedOnethroughaTraumaticLoss

One Way to Support a Loved One through a Traumatic Loss

Have you been there before? Have you gotten the call that someone you care for lost a loved one suddenly? Did you feel helpless orRead 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 »

A Deeper Look

My mom and I share an interest in flower gardening. Over the years, she has given me many “starts” from her perennial gardens, and I tryRead more »

Super Simple Sheet-pan Suppers

by: Maurisa MayerleWe are one month into a new school year. Are y’all as crazy busy as my family? Looking at my calendar I’mRead more »

12 Rules for Life: Chapter 2

She declared it in the middle of my misery like a National Holiday: “It’s ‘Be-Good-to-Allison-Day.’” Yes! Finally! Someone “getsRead more »

Mary, My Mother

Sobbing in my car, I heard myself scream, “I can’t do this!  I don’t know how to be a mother!” I was in my lateRead more »

America the Divisive

America the Divisive

by: Rita SuvaThe past week or so has been hard for Americans. It’s been divisive. It’s dredged up difficult memories for some. It’s madeRead more »

Why DAYBOOK Should be Your Catholic Planner

The Case for DAYBOOK

by: Martina KreitzerAny good planner is worth the investment. But I believe a good planner should also be affordable. When DAYBOOK beganRead more »

The Obstacle...The Desire...The Rosary

The Obstacle… the Desire… the Rosary

by: Anni HarryDevotions are amazing, personal, and prayerful ways of deepening each individual’s relationship with God. There are moreRead more »

REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY: THE STORY OF CIVILIZATION- VOLUME II- THE MEDIEVAL WORLD

As the summer was winding down and our homeschooling year was about to start, I had been thinking a lot about what subjectsRead 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 »

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 »