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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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A Not So Adventy Advent

December is a busy time. We all know this. We try not to add in too many extra things, because there is more than enough implied by simply stating the name of the month. “December.” Eek.   I had vague intentions of making time for a quiet spiritual journey this Advent. I wasn’t going to […]

December 16, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Dear Jacob XXVI

Dear Jacob,   Today is your baptismal day, and we are celebrating! You are starting to understand what celebrations like this mean, and it is so much fun to see you enjoying yourself.   We are still in the midst of potty training, and I am learning a lot about being a mother—your mother, in […]

November 20, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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