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Getting Past Perfect

If you are a mother - or a father, for that matter - you know what it's like to vacillate between fear of failure and a sense of satisfaction.  Parents have the toughest job imaginable, and we can never seem to get it all right.  The world somehow tells us that, should we "choose" motherhood, [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, parenting|0 Comments

Couriers of Grace

I think all parents of disabled children have moments when they fear the future.  Our yes to life requires us to constantly advocate for our kids.  In Sarah's case, her health was always in the back of our minds.  Given her serious heart condition, she could live two more years or twelve.  We just didn't [...]

Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta

A companion to Advent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Heidi Hess Saxton's newest devotional continues the reader on a journey into the heart of this popular and beloved modern saint.  Saxton begins with a brief introduction, as well as an explanation on how to use Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta: Daily Meditations.  Intended to [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Book Reviews, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

The Hope of Lent

Have you ever considered this before? The greatest hope of Lent is the discovery that it's not only about penance, deprivation, spiritual struggles, and rooting out sin in our lives.  Those are often the things we do during Lent.  But the hope of Lent lies in what God does (p. vii). The hope of Lent [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Book Reviews, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

The Strangers at the Manger

If anyone is familiar with Lisa Hendey, s/he knows that Lisa is a Catholic powerhouse.  For over ten years now, Lisa has been evangelizing internationally through her speaking engagements, book writing, editing, and radio show.  Her work with Catholic Mom has been dynamic, engaging, and encouraging to families all over the world.  And, more recently, [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Book Reviews, education, Faith and Family|1 Comment