Doing Thanks,Eucharistic Living,Faith,Family,Hope,humility
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I have a greater sense of peace, knowing I have already invited God into the folds of my grief and He has met me there.
Each letter conveyed encouragement, hope, and solidarity. Each story left one resounding impression—we are all in this together.
Dear Kid — and dear you trying to be brave and face hard things: I know it seems the unbelievable impossible— but really — it’s going to happen one day…
What does it do to our relationships with other mothers when we assert that there is only one God-approved way to deal with all aspects of parenting?
every year, this time of year… man, am I right back here… You talk with a police officer on your last Sunday. Your last Sunday still living at home —…
And the deepest question of all for me was this: Lord, how do You see me?
There were many times like this, tiny things that made me remember that God wasn’t done with me yet.
Absolutely no clue how we turned around and then she was ten. No clue in the least how the candles on her cake are blown out with one puff and…
Back then I said I’d never be like him. I slammed doors to punctuate the point and to make sure my dad knew it. You can be tall and 15…
Yeah — if you’re being gut honest here — you don’t really want the cards or the flowers. Or what gets wrapped up in shiny paper, or stuffed in a…
But I can promise that holding out that flicker of hope, just enough to propel your feet forward in one more step of faith, matters to God.
When I was an oblivious 16, I met this soccer mama who had it painted on her Keds: Shoe #1: These 2 feet run Shoe #2: After my 3 sons….
I ain’t never gone after you, Child, lunged after you on some street corner, to shake you up with some sense. But please, come closer, Child, come closer — let…
Hear the good news of God’s word. He calls us to become larger in love and in solidarity with the vulnerable, to participate in our most imaginative relief work.
God’s always speaking, always. He’s always moving, always present, always creating, always healing.
Let’s talk — I’d love for us to get to know each other…
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