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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

The past week or so has been hard for Americans. It’s been divisive. It’s dredged up difficult memories for some. It’s made many of usRead more »

Why DAYBOOK Should be Your Catholic Planner

The Case for DAYBOOK

Any good planner is worth the investment. But I believe a good planner should also be affordable. When DAYBOOK began in 2014, thenRead more »

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

The Obstacle… the Desire… the Rosary

Devotions are amazing, personal, and prayerful ways of deepening each individual’s relationship with God. There are more devotions promotedRead 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 »

Weathering the Storm

I recently sat inside our family’s RV on a Sunday afternoon, watching the lightening, listening to the thunder, and seeing the raindropsRead more »

Broken Windows: A Response to the Sexual Abuse Scandal

A Small Lantern in a Storm My heart has been broken.  My mother, the Church, feels as if she’s being ripped apart.  Anger,Read more »

LovingTheRestlessHeart

Loving the Restless Heart

First shared on social media yesterday in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day, we thought we’d go ahead and share in blog postRead more »

What I Learned in the Walmart Parking Lot

Life weighed heavy on me: the loss of employment and relationships and financial difficulties that go with it; a son’s medical issues andRead more »

OMG!

You hear it everywhere. Yesterday alone, I probably heard “Oh my God” uttered half a dozen times – from ladies in the grocery store,Read more »

I Went to Mass: What did I see?

REVIEW: I Went to Mass: What did I see?

PRODUCT I Went To Mass: What did I see? by Katie Warner and illustrated by Meg Whalen COMPANY TAN Books FACEBOOK  |Read more »

HisCreationisMyChapel

His Creation is My Chapel

So I missed daily Mass this morning. I chose (made?) His creation my chapel. I found Him in the silence and began a litany of praise forRead more »