A couple of notes before I start. First off—I have recently begun teaching at a elementary school, so my interest in topics pertaining to childhood, growing up, and family have really caught my attention (you can see that in my post on “Hatchet”). This one … Continue readingChildren Versus the World: Reflections on “It”
The word mercy has been falling into my lap a lot lately. One of the books I read during Lent was Pope Francis’ The Name of God is Mercy, from which I was reminded of our Lord’s great love that leads to precious mercy. Several … Continue readingMercy in Our Stories
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
CCCKids Saints campaign from Tuesday 12/02-Friday 12/05: 3 movie giveaways: Watch the spirit of giving and the magic of Christmas sparkle in your children’s eyes as they watch CCC of America’s award-winning animated films. This month we are featuring three saints with feast days in December. ********** We … Continue readingCatholic Children’s Movies – a Review of CCC and a Fantastic Giveaway!
Dear Chicken Little (AKA Henny Penny, AKA All Christians today), I know you are screaming, “The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” and you have good reasons to feel this way. In today’s world all you have to do to become sad, scared and feel hopeless, is … Continue readingSpiritual Advice for Chicken Little