Category Archives: Faith

The Soul Project Week 10: Learning About Prayer From the Saints

One night, I was telling my children about the Fatima apparitions and the requests Our Lady made known to the three children. “She told them that we should pray the Rosary daily,” I said. “Well then we should do it,” … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 9: The Communion of Saints

My children love hearing the stories of the saints. The saints make holiness a reality for all of us. They help us to see that we can embrace our flawed humanity and still maintain hope in God’s mercy and heavenly … Continue reading

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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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