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Every Dash Matters

Every Dash Matters

I knew that every day we had with Therese was a miracle. There were SO many grace filled moments during those 16 days. So much love andRead more »

Every Run Tells a Story

Every Run Tells A Story

When I run I am grounded. I am stripped raw of all the worldly afflictions. I am exposed – bare, raw, and vulnerable. And all that isRead more »

Summer Projects

While there are many sources of inspiration all around, one thing that I find particularly inspiring is learning about the spirituality ofRead more »

Passing on the Faith Resources for Parents

Passing on the Faith: Resources for Parents

As moms, we always want the best for our kiddoes. As Catholic moms, we want even more for our children when it comes to our faith. It’s anRead more »

How Do You Fit in Time for Prayer?

How Do You Fit in Time For Prayer?

Before I had kids, I was a fairly scheduled person. I certainly struggled with maintaining good habits, but I managed to pray the rosaryRead more »

The Beauty of Rote Prayer and a Good Planner

The Beauty of Rote Prayer and a Good Planner

On and off over the years, we had often called on the Good Saint for his help, from selling homes, to work-related endeavors, our marriage,Read more »

REVIEW: Don’t Let the Culture Raise Your Kids

The doctors, therapists, and researchers I’ve interviewed, and the studies I’ve read, all seem to agree on two key points: First, modernRead more »

Five Reasons to Wear a Veil

Five Reasons to Wear a Veil (and Five Not to…)

Whilst veiling is becoming an increasingly popular decision among young Catholic women, my journey to the mantilla has been far from easy.Read more »

Mea Culpa Correcting Misunderstood Mariology

Mea Culpa: Correcting Misunderstood Mariology

Father Dave Nix, known as Padre Peregrino, featured noted convert and die-hard Thomist, Dr. Taylor Marshall on his recent Podcast seriesRead more »

10 Angry and Cranky Saints to Call Upon When Rage Creeps In

Even on my most “ragiest” of rage days, there was always something in the back of my mind – calming, soothing, logical –Read more »

The Flight Home

The Flight Home and the Beauty of the Kindness of Strangers

When the boys and I finally got settled into our seats on our final flight, I exhaled for what felt like the first time all day. It hadRead more »

Where Does My Help Come From?

Where Does My Help Come From?

There is a trend that I’ve watched come to light in my journey through life after separation divorce, and in speaking with other woman whoRead more »

Grumbling Mass Goer

I loved Jesus and had a deep devotion to our Holy Mother. I loved being Catholic, and yet I absolutely hated going to Mass. However, thatRead more »

A Name Most Powerful_ Mary for CS

A Name Most Powerful: Mary

Yet, we see in the Gospels that she also kept all things in her heart. The difficult moments in teaching a toddler-Jesus to not tantrum, orRead more »

Intersection of Faith and Mental Illness

Intersection of Faith and Mental Illness

In my mental health talks to youth groups, I share how there are two parallel lines running through my life. As my spiritual journeyRead more »

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