The Impossible Made Possible

Originally posted on Who Moved My Tree:
Yesterday was a good day, but it was also bittersweet.  We celebrated the life of a man I had only known for about 3 years.  But, in those 3 years, he was a huge part of mine and my husband’s life, and he will continue to be for…

“What could we have done differently?” 

Originally posted on Gathered and Grown:
I used to attend a mothers’ group at my former Parish. The mothers’ group met once weekly for a faith study and fellowship. Partway through the year, a seminarian was sent to our Parish to help and learn. While working at our parish, he was ordained deacon and eventually…

Thank God it’s Lent

My favorite season is underway. I have decided just this week that my favorite season is Lent and… my favorite holy day is Ash Wednesday. We can talk about my favorite holiday another time. Ash Wednesday?  Lent?  Really?  Really. I heard the readings that day, especially the gospel: Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care…

Insomnia Led Me to A Catholic version of a 12 Step Program

Insomnia is a gift sometimes.   Last night, thanks to my  bout of insomnia I caught a middle of the night talk show discussion on EWTN abut a 12 step program.  I was so excited to learn that the Catholic church had an organized approach to helping the hurting, the lost, and the habit consumed…

7 purposes for marriage

Look! Here is a great list of reasons we should support, encourage, and honor marriage as God intended…. well done Steve Cornell 7 purposes for marriage.