by Liz Schleicher Merry Christmas! As Catholics, we are approaching the completion of a season devoted to pure joy. We’ve been feasting and gifting, caroling and visiting for almost twelve days now. Decorations continue to sparkle in our homes and churches, presents are barely out … Continue readingRemember the Manger: A Guide to Surviving the Christmas Season with Depression
Here we are already – it feels like just days away from Christmas and yet there’s really 3 weeks left in the Advent season – our time of waiting. It’s very hard to distance ourselves from the crazy hustle and bustle that the rest of the world … Continue readingSeven Quick Takes: 7 Fun Movies for December
It feels like just yesterday I was advocating that we take joy from the beautiful browns and earthy colours that November is dressed in and here we are already in December with six days of Advent already spent. I actually did not have to think deep and hard … Continue reading7 Quick Takes Friday Christmas Dinner!
Welcome to Seven Quick Takes Friday – Christi’s style! Kerri has done a fabulous job with this regular column for quite some time now and is letting me have a stab at it for an undetermined time. As this Friday’s 7 quick takes is falling … Continue readingSeven Quick Takes Friday: Favorite July Memories
Alright, let’s face it. Is this the time of year, just before Thanksgiving, when you start dreading the impending “Holiday (Don’t call it Christmas) Season?” You know, the season of nightly news stories about how schools won’t allow the display of Christian symbols, the already … Continue readingSt. Christina the Astonishing and the Impending Holidays