Category Archives: Freedom

Teaching Our Sons How To Look At Scantily Clad Women

I don’t want my boys to avert their eyes from a scantily clad woman. I want them to look at her, to delight in her, to show her the great value she possesses by the way they acknowledge her personhood. … Continue reading

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One Hour

“Could you not watch with me for one hour?”  Matthew 26:40 Those words pierce me every time I walk through the chapel door.  Once inside, I can’t get away from them.  They’re right there, underneath the monstrance in our Adoration … Continue reading

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Peeing In The Parking Lot–And Other Languages Of The Body

I wanted to share my latest post over at CatholicMom with you.  Potty training has created a fabulous window of opportunity for discussing the language of the body and the concept of self-mastery with my four-year-old.  Here’s a sample: “Did … Continue reading

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The Freedom of Lent

They’re just church bells.  I hear them every day at their set times.  But this morning, they reached the ears of my heart.  They triggered a perception of Ash Wednesday with such clarity and precision that I was overwhelmed.  Church … Continue reading

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