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Get Over Yourself!

A few weeks ago while I was in Kansas City I visited my sister’s church for the sacrament of Confession. There the priest handed out littleRead more »

Take It and Be Happy

As I sat beside my father-in-law’s bedside, holding his hand while he lay with labored breathing, my head rested on the blanket and IRead more »

It’s Summertime! Take a Dive… Into the Word!

As Catholics we often are accused of not opening our Bibles to read God’s Word. Of course we laugh at this thought because we know thatRead more »

What is a Novena?

Growing up in the Catholic Church I was taught to pray simple prayers like the Our Father, the Hail Mary, and the Glory Be. In ourRead more »

The Miracle of Leonidas

In honor of the miracle that happened in our life just one year ago, I would like to share a letter with you that I sent out to family andRead more »

A Beloved Pope Becomes a Beloved Saint

This Sunday, on Divine Mercy Sunday, our beloved Pope John Paul II will be canonized as a saint. I doubt there was a single person whoRead more »

Jesus Wept

Yesterday we read in the Gospel of John the story of Lazarus’ death. We read that when Jesus finally arrived in Bethany Lazarus had been inRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday: 7 Signs Spring is Finally Here!

1. You wake up to birds chirping and woodpeckers pecking… or better yet, your 4 year old wakes you and asks, “What in the world is thatRead more »

Line -by-Line Prayer Reflection: Anima Christi, Part 2

This is the second of a series of posts reflecting line-by-line on the Anima Christi. When I was assigned to write about this line of theRead more »

The Potter’s Hands

If you have ever tried to make a clay vessel of any sort you know that it can be tedious work. The clay must be the right consistency; itRead more »

Bruised, Hurting, and Dirty… A Life Worth Living

After Mass the words of Pope Francis lingered in my mind… “I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has beenRead more »

Hope in the Middle of a Snow Storm

If you have watched the news recently you have probably seen the terrible events of “Snow Jam 2014” unfold.  The City of Atlanta, GeorgiaRead more »

A Christmas Homecoming

We’ve all heard the story of the Prodigal Son, right?  The father rejoices when he sees his son, who left to strike out on his own,Read more »

Your Ultimate Guide to Having the Perfect Family

Ok, so you and I both know that there is no such thing as a perfect family. Sure, there are families who look perfect and maybe evenRead more »

Advent- A Journey to the Manger

Merry Chr….. Wait! Hold up! Stop what you are doing! It’s not Christmas yet! Are you thinking to yourself, “What?  I thought I saw allRead more »

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