Running is a passion of mine. As a mom of a large family, it helps me maintain my sanity. I was invited to contribute the following article as the first in a series for the Catholic Women Run ministry. Injury, the dreaded “i-word.” The one thing you never want to tell your running buddies is… Continue reading When Injury Strikes
“I’m engaged!” How often we’ve dreamed of squealing those words! And once you found your vocation, the man who is “it” and have a ring, boom! You are moving full throttle into this new phase! What a joy and relief it is… Engagement is an exciting time, but also can be alternately terrifying and overwhelming.… Continue reading Engaged: The “Ifs” Become “Whens”
When's the last time you did “HARD”? I mean, something that really rocked your world, something new, something challenging? Regardless of how it went and what the outcome was, think back to the time leading up to it. Savor that moment right now and hang on to those feelings, sensations, thoughts of those preparatory jitters.… Continue reading HARD: the Gethsemane Moment
I'm sure you’ve heard the news — the vocation of marriage and family is under attack! Divorce is rampant. Less people are even getting married. Addictions are at an all time high. Marital happiness is at an all time low. Scary news, yes, but what is to be done about it? What can I, little… Continue reading Let’s do this!