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Facing and Fighting Our Fears

I can't help but notice that our world today is full of fear: ...of politicians and the aftermath of our presidential election; ...of whether or not their children will suffer, and if so, how; ...of what may or may not happen; ...and on and on it goes. Of course, this list is nothing new.  But [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, spirituality|0 Comments

Captain Catholic Answers Your Questions!

Many of us are sort of swimming in this sea of uncertainty surrounding the political climate these days.  As a Catholic voter, I'm usually not torn about how to cast my vote each year, but this past year for the presidential election was particularly tough for me.  It seemed that a lot of others were [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Faith and Family, Lifestyle, spirituality|1 Comment

Making Sense of Innocent Suffering

“I feel that abortion is often the moral, ethical choice. There are many situations where an abortion is an unselfish, loving, motherly act that prevents the child from a short or long life of pain and suffering, abuse, and even rejection, fear, etc.”  This was a comment I received on Facebook during an intense debate [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Faith and Family, Lifestyle, spirituality|0 Comments

There’s No Such Thing As Balance

I hate the word balance—at least the way our modern culture defines it. For most of my adult life, all I’ve heard (or read) is about how to balance work and family life or finding balance when life seems to get out of control.  It’s as if balance is this magical word that creates a [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Faith and Family, Featured, Lifestyle, parenting|1 Comment

The Question of Identity

As I exited the school building where I lost my cherished career as a school counselor, my heart was overcome with sorrow.  I fulfilled several years’ worth of sacrifice and toil in college classrooms or on site at varying schools for my required number of counseling hours.  I sacrificed time with friends and family in [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Faith and Family, Featured, Lifestyle, spirituality|0 Comments