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A Heart Like Mary’s

Do you ever wonder what life would be like if understood and truly lived through Mary's eyes? What about her heart? Can we really ask to obtain her heart and all of the qualities contained therein? Author Fr. Edward Looney believes so. In his Introduction to A Heart Like Mary's: 31 Daily Meditations to Help [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, prayer|0 Comments

The Friendship Project

Most of you probably already know that, because I am a Catholic author, I get a lot of books in the mail to review - gratis - even before they are released to the public. This is both an exciting and daunting consequence of my work as a mom-writer. Truthfully, it's exciting, because I love [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, spirituality|0 Comments

Once I Was Blind

Compelling, riveting books are rare these days. Most of the time, when I review books, I am reading content written by very good writers who are able to articulate their premises thoroughly. They introduce new concepts to the reader quite well, and they elaborate with thoughtful reflections and relevant anecdotes. But do they grip my [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

Healing Promises

"The Sacred Heart is both our shelter and our strength" (p. 7). When Ben and I moved into our new home, we inadvertently (likely through unknown promptings of the Holy Spirit) placed a framed image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in a prominent place in our living room. Shortly thereafter, we had our house [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, spirituality|0 Comments

Living with Regrets

Regret. It's not a word I use often, nor is it one I take lightly. In fact, most of the time I cringe at the thought of the word regret, not because I've never experienced it, but because I don't want to live in a place of what if or when. I'd rather learn every [...]