King of Hearts

By Deborah Kendrick     Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.    Psalm 130: [...]

The 1.3-mile Witness

By Alyssa Bormes It was May 1982, and I didn’t exactly have a date to the prom, which was really called a dinner dance, which meant you could still go if you didn’t have a date. Another friend [...]

Advice for worried moms

By Lynda MacFarland   A mom recently asked for some online parenting advice. This was my response. There were a lot of others, but this is my blog entry so I’ll only post what I [...]

Look Up

By Julie Kenney   The winter solstice has passed yet it feels like we are still stuck in the ditch of darkness.  Days are dingy, the holidays are past, and Spring seems a long way off. Yet [...]

Fear Not

By Lynda MacFarland   Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God.  Then the peace of God that surpasses all [...]


By Rose Sweet Excerpt from A Catholic Woman’s Guide to Happiness, TAN Books 2018     Whoo-hoo! We’re going to Disneyland! In 1962 I went on my first grand adventure and the very thought [...]

Arise, My Darling

By Angie Koenig   I see your heart, oh, fair one.  I see your pain and I see your joys.  The invisible scars etched on your face share the story of your life.  You try to cover them, you [...]

Brilliant Joy

By Alyssa Bormes   The other day in the office one colleague said of another that she had brilliant joy. “Fantastic! I’m stealing that. You’ll see it in an article soon!” was my reply. This [...]

When Your Prayer Life is Messy

By Allison Gingras   Today, I will renew my Total Consecration to Jesus Through Mary for the 7th time. My methods and materials have varied widely, so has my effort. I have followed the [...]