Category Archives: Relationship

Reminder: Teach Your Children The Beauty Of A Hug. Especially At The Holidays.

With the Christmas season approaching, family get-togethers hold the promise of Christmas cookies, funny stories, and joyful traditions. But they could also be a time when our children hear the wrong message about consent and physical affection. With all of … 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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Fall Leaves And Works of Mercy

  Fall leaves grace our nature table.  The seasons are changing, and so is my family.  My youngest children delight in placing their pine cones just so into their basket.  My 6-year-old pauses to touch the pretty leaves and sings … Continue reading

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Human Beings Or Human Doings? We Were Created For Both

Our family purchased a chiminea recently–a small, terra cotta fireplace that we thought would be the perfect accessory for a relaxing backyard deck.  Sitting in front of a crackling fire in the chill of twilight is, indeed, a wonderful way … Continue reading

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Created For Relationship

You know that feeling.  That desire to connect with someone.  That desire to feel the intimacy of a long conversation with someone who truly understands where you’re coming from.  The longing to rest in your spouse’s embrace.  The need to … Continue reading

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