Why did He have to Die?


My husband and I watched The Passion of the Christ again a couple days ago; we thought it would set a good tone for the rest of this Holy Week. Mel Gibson is an interesting guy (to put it mildly) but he sure did do an amazing job with this movie. If you haven’t seen […]

March 27, 2013

Why I believe God exists

faith, I believe

Perhaps you noticed (or not) that I took a little break from the I believe posts I’d been writing. Before I continue on that, I’m going to hop onto a little side trail for a bit, and expand on why I believe in God; how I know He is real and loves me and YOU. […]

March 8, 2013

Faith First, Then Works

faith, Random

Sharing more reflections on the Year of the Faith and Faith & Works today at CatholicMom. Also, on a similar thought trail… I heard a conversation about God and religion on NPR today that made me sad but also gave me some food for thought. Typical NPR style, the focus was on living life without believing in […]

January 15, 2013

I believe in Jesus who suffers WITH us


For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried What’s the best thing a person can hear when going through a hard time in life? “Me, too.” This isn’t because “misery loves company” or we because like others to suffer too. It’s because we like to know that we are not […]

December 4, 2012

Grateful {unedited}


What I’m thankful for {steam of conscience unedited version): Husband amazing loving strong wise patient goofy my rock hanging out under the stars taking pictures together watching movies discussing politics life faith family love children my beautiful happy daughter sweet first-born son energetic three-year-old son my precious baby boy stars the sun’s warmtnth and light night-time home my bed […]

November 22, 2012