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When God Gives You the Answer Ahead of Time

Eight days ago, I met with my spiritual director, our first meeting in months. We checked in and talked about Lent. He asked what was going on in my life, if there was anything I was concerned about. There were a few things on my mind we discussed. In a couple of these situations, I […]

March 17, 2020

Faith, Freelance, Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood

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Dear Henry XV

Dear Henry,   Happy birthday! Today you are one year old, and my heart is bursting with joy. I recently made the annual photo book to share with our family, and just now I finished the slideshow of the (not quite) day-by-day photos I took of your first year. I set it to “All I […]

December 22, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Father’s Day Recap

When I plan a celebration for John, it’s never just one meal or just one day. I think of a bunch of things I want to do and make as many of them as possible happen. This means Father’s Day is not a day at all, but a whole weekend experience, and this year, one […]

June 16, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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