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Food For The Soul: God’s Plan For Structure

by: Linda DeliaSome call it discipline, others control, but mastering techniques for healthier habits takes more than our own strength. Read more »

And with One Bite Gods Plan Unfolds

And With One Bite, God’s Plan Unfolds

by: Linda DeliaThis anxiety is real and bringing it to the table, literally, opens up a door for prayer. In researching the word anxiety,Read more »

The Blessing of Annulment

UNYOKED: The Blessing of Annulment

by: Celeste BowenThe preceding breakdown of a marriage, the final break down that led to the divorce, and the aftermath can leave a personRead more »

Lenten Lessons Learned

Lenten Lessons Learned

by: Lydia BraggRounding out Day Seven of Lent, I saw a tiny note scribbled in the margin: “Progress, not perfection.” I know I am notRead more »

2019 Lenten Photo Journey

This past weekend my husband and I began discussing our Lenten sacrifices. While Lent is pretty late this year (Easter is in mid-April!),Read more »

The 2019 Handy Dandy List to Lenten Resources

The 2019 Handy Dandy List of Lenten Resources

by: Martina KreitzerWhat better way to enter into this penitential season than to comb through our newest list of Lenten resources –Read more »

The Worst Best Advice I Got as a New Mom

The Worst Best Advice I Got as a New Mom

by: Martina KreitzerTime – it does go by fast. In my head, I’m still the young mom, even though the mirror tells a cruelRead more »

A Visit from Upstairs, www.catholicsistas.com

A Visit from Upstairs

by: Alyssa AzulMy intention for going to this congress was to escape. Burnt out by my service in my ministry, as well as frustrated withRead more »

The Mass is EVERYTHING (so why doesn’t it feel that way?)

Kinda a Big Deal So, the Eucharist is kinda a big deal.  No crap, Sherlock. It would be the first sentence of “Catholicism forRead more »

A Tale of Two Snow Days

It was Monday morning, and I breathed a sigh of relief as my boys boarded the school bus. After pouring myself a cup of coffee, IRead more »

God Has a Purpose for You

We traded the truth for a lie. We traded love for lust. We traded masculinity for weakness. We traded femininity for masculinity. We tradedRead more »

Advent Within Me: Waiting on my Baby… and the Messiah

I’m really bummed I’m not having a baby in time for Christmas. Well, knock on wood.  I’ll be 35 weeks at Christmas.  Which is aRead more »

When the Kids are Gone: Tips for Single Parents

Being a single mother is stressful. It’s challenging and chaotic. It’s so easy to be stretched too thin and exhausted. What’s even harder,Read more »

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 »