I can remember the day I found out I was pregnant with Leo as clearly as if it happened just yesterday and not 8 ½ years ago. I remember the joy, the pain, the fear, and the worry. I wrote about my journey through a … Continue readingThe Sanctity of Life and Our Catholic Response
My mom and I share an interest in flower gardening. Over the years, she has given me many “starts” from her perennial gardens, and I try my best to keep them alive. Sometimes it works, other times I am forced to take the walk of … Continue readingA Deeper Look
We have had a garden for a few years now. Each year we spend time together deciding what we want to plant. Our first year we planted watermelons. Our garden, at the time, was a tiny square in our backyard, and the watermelon vine took … Continue readingGardening with Weeds
Lately we’ve been hearing a lot about “tolerance” in the news. Recently there was a huge debate over a few companies that have come out either in support of the gay marriage like Oreos, and those, like Chik-fil-A, that have come out supporting the traditional Christian view … Continue readingFollowing Jesus, the Original Narrow-minded Christian
“Judge not, that ye be not judged” (Matthew 7:1). We have all heard differing ideas about what judgment means. Being judgmental is condescending and patronizing and altogether wrong, right? Judgmental is one of those words whose negative connotation immediately leaves people with a sense of, … Continue readingHere Comes the Judge!