Category Archives: The Soul Project

The Soul Project Week 11: About Sin

“Sin is an offense against God…Sin sets itself against God’s love for us and turns our hearts away from it.” Catechism of the Catholic Church 1850 At this year’s Midwest Catholic Family Conference, I heard Catholic evangelist, author, and tour … Continue reading

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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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The Soul Project Week 7: Grateful For Life

We had our first real taste of fall weather this morning. As I sat snuggling my 9-month-old, savoring the warmth of her little body while the wind whipped outside and the furnace hummed inside, I felt grateful. Grateful for this … 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 5: The Consecrated Life–A Life For Everyone

“The shepherd cannot run at the first sign of danger.” Those are the words of Fr. Stanley Rother, a priest from a farm in Oklahoma. A priest who, in his own quiet way, persisted through his struggles with Latin to … Continue reading

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