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Reflecting on the Orlando Tragedy on Morning Air

It's tough to know where to begin these days when speaking of tragedy.  After the release of From Grief to Grace, I knew I'd have the topic of death and loss coming out of my ears.  What I didn't prepare myself for, however, were the massive losses on a national and global level that have [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Featured, In the Media, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Embracing the Addict

After learning that the cause of Prince’s death was from prescription medication toxicity, my heart sank.  Each time a person’s life ends due to an overdose, I am filled with a suffocating weight that crushes my spirit.  It’s not because of despair, only a deep sorrow and regret regarding the multiple layers of addiction. I [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Faith and Family, Lifestyle, spirituality|0 Comments

Find Tranquility and Spirituality in the Midst of Noise

There's no question that our world is full of incessant noise.  From the constant hum of our washing machines or dryers to loud and overbearing tinks or chirps from our mobile devices, most modern Westerners aren't sure how to find tranquility and solitude in the midst of noise.  Noise distracts us.  It often prevents us [...]

The Grace of Not Yet: Waiting

What is it about waiting that makes it so repulsive?  Even the word itself conjures interior shuddering.  Waiting is intrusive, yet elusive.  Waiting means we aren't moving, doing, busy.  For a time, we must remain still, and that's what we hate about waiting - the stillness.  Solitude might cause us to cringe, only because we [...]

Moving Away and Moving Forward

I've known for several months that it's time to move on from our little country abode in the quiet setting of New Paris, Indiana.  The Lord spoke to my heart in a whisper almost two years ago to prepare me for what our family is now facing. I was sitting at Mass on the Feast [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Faith and Family, Lifestyle, spirituality|0 Comments