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Evangelizing Atheists: Part 1

Ten years ago, I converted to Catholicism from atheism. I’m often frustrated that most Catholic apologetics materials are geared towardRead more »

Power Outages

There doesn’t seem to be much in this day and age that elicits as deep of an emotional response as a power outage. I’m sure you know theRead more »

God vs Overpopulation

“And God blessed them, saying : increase and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and rule over the fishes of the sea and theRead more »

Mom, I’m Sorry…

A blur of green and a crash, followed by a sad-faced eight-year-old coming into the kitchen holding one of my Willow Tree figures… ItRead more »

Splendid Sundays

Did you know every three years we read nearly the entire Bible through Mass? As part of our blogging schedule, we have agreed as a groupRead more »

Principles for a Peaceful, Pleasant Marriage

My husband came home from work the other day and told me that a younger, unmarried coworker asked him if he liked being married.  IRead more »

In which I feel incapable

When I had my son, I was all about breastfeeding. I was eager for the bonding that would come from our time together, and I was happy thatRead more »

Neonatal Nurses: Caring for the most vulnerable in our world when they emerge too soon

On January 31, 2010 I gave birth to two beautiful baby girls 8 weeks early.  Although one of them never came home, I owe every moment IRead more »

On having a large family…

“Behold, children are a gift of the Lord; The fruit of the womb is a reward.” Psalms 127:3 Early in our 37 year marriage, my husband and IRead more »

Bats in the belfry…

So, last time I posted it was the jackhammers.  I know you’re dying for an update – so I have to say it is getting a littleRead more »

Mary’s Sinlessness and Our Salvation

Sinless suffering. Have you ever thought about what it would have been like if Mary hadn’t been sinless?  After pondering on Jesus’sRead more »

Splendid Sundays

On this, the ten year anniversary of 9/11, we remember those who have gone before us. God, have mercy on us! As part of our bloggingRead more »

The Beauty of Truth

I plucked a red pepper out of the garden yesterday.  It was well formed with rounded quadrants at the top and bottom.  The skin was soft,Read more »

What readers are saying…

“Great blog!” “…I only wish that a blog like this existed when we were raising our 6 children. I’m going toRead more »

What do you want of me, Lord?

Mary and Jesus I came to the realization recently, in my countdown to age 30, that I’ve spent a substantial amount of time these pastRead more »