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Lose 20 Pounds by Christmas

I know what sells magazines.  Tell people how they can look and feel better than their neighbor as defined by our secular and materialisticRead more »

Life is a Gift

I’m a deep thinker. I love to mull things over. I love to look at a problem from multiple sides. I love to contemplate big topics. ThisRead more »

The Gift of Baptism

I was raised by a mother who understood love best in giving and receiving gifts.  Each treasure was meticulously chosen, prepared, and, atRead more »

Splendid Sundays

Did you know that through Sunday Mass, nearly the entire Bible is covered in the three year cycle of readings? As part of our bloggingRead more »

Wannabe

I admit readily that I am and always have been a wannabe. I became aware of this fact about fiveRead more »

The “thank you for reading our blog” giveaway!

St. Maximilian Kolbe So…I couldn’t resist starting our giveaway today. Why?  In case you haven’t noticed, our blogRead more »

Unapologetic Apologetics

In this day & age it seems that Catholics most specifically, but all Christians really, are so scared of public dislike that they seeRead more »

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 »

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