The Church Heals

Catholic Church, faith, I believe, Random

I love being Catholic. I love the Catholic Church. I love the people of the Church, every single one. They, you, I – we are all part of the same body – the body of Christ. The Body that became flesh so God could be “God is with us”. The Body that breathed, laughed, and […]

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It’s all in the Pause

faith, Lent

Do you ever wonder what the great “secret” to finding more joy, peace, and time is? The answer is all in the PAUSE.  The season of Lent calls us to dive deeper – deeper into our relationship with Jesus by focusing on his great and merciful love for us. But how? This month, at CatholicMom.com, […]

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Renewed

faith, Grief

Renewed. In a word, that’s how I feel. I’m not “back”, I now know now I’ll never be “back”. And that’s ok. I’m ok. I’m ok, I am ok! I’ll still have those moments, those days, when the missing is too intense, the memories still pinch. I’ll always remember: The pain, the sorrow, the trauma. […]

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Listen for and enJOY God’s Voice

faith, Prayer

Happy Sunday! Here’s an excerpt I’d like to share from my monthly contribution at CatholicMom.com about listening for and enJOYing God’s voice. God calls us to sit in silence and listen for His Word when we’re trying to understand His Will for us … but if God rarely spells things out for us with a banner in […]

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The Church Heals


Catholic Church, faith, I believe, Random

I love being Catholic. I love the Catholic Church. I love the people of the Church, every single one. They, you, I – we are all part of the same body – the body of Christ. The Body that became flesh so God could be “God is with us”. The Body that breathed, laughed, and […]

September 16, 2018

Summiting Beauty


Nature, Photography, Random

2:15 a.m.: Wake-up, bathroom, tell girls we’re really going this time. Grab packed bags, food, water, blankets. Let’s go. Around 5 a.m. wake-up (again) by the harsh jostling of the Pilot maneuvering over the trail road, if you want to call that a road.  Girly giggles jump around the backseat, replacing their quiet snoring and open-mouth […]

August 8, 2018

Quick Takes – New Job, Cool Dating Movie, Autism help, Bathroom Redo, and Where I want to Live One day


7 Quick Takes

What’s the best way to share a life update after a waaaayy too long blogging hiatus?  With a Quick Takes post, of course! (P.S. See blog title if you don’t want to read this whole thing.) One: Last month I began working part-time with a non-profit organization – Pure and Simple Health Education, Inc! Pure and […]

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