It was a clear, sunny afternoon. Immersed in some mundane daily chore, my routine was abruptly interrupted by the ring of my cell phone. It was my doctor. After the usual greetings, she seemed to pause before continuing. “Lynette, I want to commend you … Continue readingGod’s Fabulously Fashioned Feminine Form
I’m sure that non-Catholics find it more than a little odd that we believe there can be merit to suffering. The history of the Church is rich with tales of suffering, both voluntary and forced, endured by saints beginning with the early martyrs to … Continue readingThree Deaths, Many Lessons
. Dear Jacqueline, It’s October again. We both know what that means because the nation will once again turn pink. This is the month you saved my life because the Holy Spirit (and the persistent nature you inherited from our mother) nudged you to … Continue readingBreast Cancer: a Letter to Jacqueline
No? Then don’t let her go on the Pill. Oral contraceptives are listed by the World Health Organization as a Class 1 Carcinogen. This puts them in the same category as arsenic, benzene and formaldehyde. That prescription isn’t a ticket to sexual freedom. It’s a … Continue readingWould You Feed Your Daughter Arsenic?
I met my friend Melissa about 14 years ago at a Mom’s bible study sponsored by my diocese. She was an outgoing and vivacious woman and I was completely drawn to her. We became fast friends. However, life was busy and we rarely saw each … Continue readingHow to Die