Category Archives: Faith

Feeding Your Family’s Soul Week 8: Honoring Mary

The policeman seemed to emerge from the shadows right next to our van, wearing a bullet proof vest and carrying his weapon in a defensive posture. He walked along the street, eyes darting, attempting to penetrate the darkness as he … Continue reading

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Prayer of St. Francis For Parents

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace in my home: Where there is fighting between siblings, help me to remind them      of their love for each other; Where there are hurt feelings, help me to show their … Continue reading

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The Rush Of Angels’ Wings

This week, our family chose to focus on the chapter on angels from Feeding Your Family’s Soul. This subject instantly captivated my children. They were fascinated with the varying strengths of three of the archangels, and they loved coming up … Continue reading

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The Soul Project: Week 1

It started with the bickering. It was the first Monday of the school year, and the day was already feeling long when I picked my children up from school.  Tensions escalated as we approached the dinner hour. My 8-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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Matters Of The Heart: The Healing Power Of A Mother

  When my baby daughter was born with a heart valve defect, she had to be on oxygen for a few weeks after we came home. This meant we had a lot of extra equipment, like oxygen tanks, an oxygen … Continue reading

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Matters Of The Heart: How It All Began

She seemed perfectly healthy just after she was born. The labor and delivery were hard work, but worth the reward of meeting our beautiful daughter for the first time in the peaceful setting of a free-standing birth center. My husband … Continue reading

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Preparing For Christmas, Preparing For Baby: What The Final Weeks Of Pregnancy Can Teach Us About Advent

I recently read an article in Our Sunday Visitor that was summarized: “Prepare for the coming of Jesus as you would prepare for the birth of your own child.” God has granted me a unique perspective during this year’s Advent … Continue reading

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