Tag Archives: Hope

The Soul Project Week 12: Love Of Family

“It was the best Christmas we’ve ever had!” That’s still what my kids say about last year’s Christmas–the Christmas we spent at the Ronald McDonald House near the hospital where their newest sibling, Zelie, was fighting to overcome a severe … Continue reading

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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 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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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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