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Accepting God’s Yes

By Lindsay Schlegel     Have you ever had God answer a prayer with a “yes” and then struggle to accept his generosity? For the last six years, my husband and I have lived in his [...]

“Jesus, I Trust In You”

By Lynda MacFarland   I’ve been reading the psalms lately and really trying to apply them to my life. Turns out it’s not that hard. Psalm 11 is about trust in God. I work on this ALL the [...]


By Carol Younger   Two words jumped out at me in these readings, at the beginning of the Gospel: tax collectors and sinners!  And yet, these were “all drawing near to listen to Jesus….”  Are [...]


By Sarah Christmyer   Photo by TheDigitalArtist via Pixabay.   It’s been almost 20 years, and “9/11” still socks me in the gut when I see it on the calendar. Right away I’m back in [...]

Sometimes Evangelization is Messy

By Kelly Wahlquist Our ways are not the Lord’s ways—thank God! Because God’s ways are so far beyond ours and let’s face it, they are much neater. We can plan all we want, but [...]

Rededicating the Days

By Anni Harry     The days of my life are frantic, harried, and blurring together. Like the cousin in “Mary Poppins Returns,” many days I get a feeling that my world has turned [...]

Be Careful What You Ask For!

By Karen Sheehy     “Conduct your affairs with humility and you will be loved more than a giver of gifts…what is too sublime for you, seek not…into things beyond your strength search [...]

The Gift of Friends Who Pray for You!

By Sharon Wilson     Earlier this month my husband had a close call with death.  A tumor, overactive parathyroid gland and a Calcium level of 20 (normal is 8-10) caused my husband to [...]

A Letter to my Daughter as she Leaves for College

By Kathleen Billings   My Dearest Gemma Marie, The day has finally come to load our van and start the long drive to your new home away from home. Today is the beginning of an incredible new [...]