When We Were Eve

As women, we have all felt the sting of betrayal. We've all been jaded after the girlish innocence fades away. We've been hurt, perhaps even abused. We bear guilt and shame upon our hearts as unnecessary burdens. For many, we are "not enough:" we're not pretty enough, skinny enough, good enough, smart enough. For others, [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Book Reviews, Featured, prayer, spirituality|1 Comment

The Journey Home

I don't get to watch TV very often, and truthfully I am embarrassed to admit that many of the radio interviews I've been featured on I'd never heard of before I was asked to participate! But The Journey Home is one exception. I've watched it with fascination for over a decade, and I've always found [...]

Interview on Spirit in the Morning

I've been a member of the Catholic Writers Guild for almost five years now. It's been such an integral part of my journey as a writer, especially as I was just starting out and needed to get my feet wet, so to speak. I didn't know where to begin or how to craft any sort [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Featured, In the Media, spirituality, writing|0 Comments

What We Learn from Darkness

“I will bless the Lord who gives me counsel, who even at night directs my heart.” ~ Psalm 16  For decades I’ve called myself a morning person, an early bird. I am drawn to the light for so many reasons. It reveals truth with such clarity. It renews hope. It warms the soul. On the [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Faith and Family, Featured, parenting, prayer, spirituality|1 Comment

A Year with Mary

Author Paul Thigpen begins this beautiful classic tome on the Blessed Mother, A Year With Mary: Daily Meditations on the Mother of God, with the timeless quote from St. Bernard of Clairvaux: "Of Mary, there is never enough!" Indeed, for converts and cradle Catholics alike, we can never exhaust the breathless mystery encasing Our Lady. [...]

By | December 27th, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, Featured, prayer, spirituality|1 Comment