Count It Joy: How to Trudge through the Rest of Le...

Apr 11, 2014 by

By Jill Kotrba I like to think of myself as a simple person. Not too much ruffles my feathers or gets me worked into a tizzy but when it does, you had better duck. We all know the mile markers on the way to our own personal Meltdown City. Mine usually involve screaming kids, burnt food, wadded up...

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Silence on the Sacred (or Don’t Dish on Your...

Mar 24, 2014 by

It’s a common sight to see a couple of Southern ladies power walking through the neighborhood, heart rate up and sweat on the brow amidst a conversation as intense as the exercise. Southern women don’t just walk for the exercise – they walk for the...

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WoWW: Fr. Barron on the Childfree Life, Spiritual ...

Mar 12, 2014 by

Fr. Robert Barron makes a fantastic, one-way spiritual director. I would love a regular meeting with him because I’m sure he would provide merciful, firm insight to my faith life and soul. The star of this week’s Words of Wisdom, Fr. Barron offers comment on the elected childfree life...

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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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Lord Byron & the Elephant in the Room

Mar 10, 2014 by

So many of us wives put a lot of thought and energy into trying to love our spouses well. We read books and blogs. We write books and blogs. We leave bookmarked and highlighted pages casually on our husbands’ bedside tables. We talk to our girlfriends. We talk to our husbands. We...

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WoWW: 6 Ways to Build Him Up

Feb 26, 2014 by

Pin it. Print it. Paste it. Whatever – this is something we as wives should maintain at the front of our busy minds. Our husbands need us to be tender, sweet, and loving. They need us to be affirming, their #1 fans, and actively smitten with them. Make your encouragement sincere and your...

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