Letting it Shine:: An Advent Series on Growing in Anticipation

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“It is a precious season. Advent summons us to fold the wings of our souls… {W}ings that are always spread and never folded in intense personal prayer, reflection, contemplation would be wings quickly spent or, perhaps, misspent.” Excerpt from Come, Lord Jesus: Meditations on the Art of Waiting by Mother Mary Francis, P.P.C. Reading that Read more

Who’s the Bully Now?

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I was looking down at my child with rivers of tears pouring from her eyes. My anger suddenly dissipated from my mind leaving only a moment of clarity: I am such a bully. I used my words to punish my children. To tear them down. The adult was acting worse than these beautiful children were! I Read more

Living With the Saints

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  Since having children, my housekeeping skills have exponentially decayed in both care and in priority. We moved into this large five bedroom house two years ago, and you know what? It has to be cleaned. I had this great tidy routine at our smaller house on Fort Lee that allowed for all the major Read more