Knowing My Enemy & Equipping for Battle

Mar 18, 2014 by

The Christian life is a battle and I’m lately learning the importance of knowing one’s enemy. I’ve felt a under attack over the past several months. It feels that every corner I turn, Satan lurks waiting to hiss doubt and selfishness into my ear. Coming most often in the forms of...

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The Protector of the Holy Family

Mar 10, 2014 by

Today begins the novena to St. Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus Christ and protector of the Holy Family. We all pick up habits, mannerisms, and approaches to life from our parents; isn’t it marvelous knowing God chose St. Joseph for Christ to grow up imitating? And too, that he was chosen...

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“Train up” Your Child in Alms

Mar 6, 2014 by

originally published to the Catholic Connection I’ll be honest, I don’t have a strong history of faithful success with Lent. Like a lit match, I flare with pious enthusiasm for fasting, penance and almsgiving, but my glow dims when I slip out of my practices. Before I know it, it’s Easter...

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Redirect from Social Media for Better Marriage Com...

Feb 24, 2014 by

All three boys occupied with preschool, a nap, and toys respectively. Fresh black coffee. Deep breath. And exhale: a moment of peace. So naturally I’m on Facebook, scrolling the News Feed and Liking along the way – albeit not the best way to savor the quiet, but that’s another...

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Five Favorites (vol. 5)

Feb 12, 2014 by

I’ve thought of doing a Five Favorites post about a million times. Hooray for actualization! 1) Primal Fudge I have a weakness for sugar, but chocolate is my kryptonite. It’s positively divine, but has all sorts of gotta-have-more associated with it. …Enter Primal Fudge....

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