Why are we surprised?

Crap happens in more ways than one, metaphorically speaking. Perchance, you remember the popular bumper sticker a few years back that explicitly proclaimed that very thing. So why are we so surprised when it does? We can tend to live life deluding ourselves that somehow, we deserve roses and rainbows every day, complete with littleContinue reading “Why are we surprised?”

Motherhood is not for Wimps

I had the pleasure of attending a meeting with young moms a few evenings ago. I’ve been honored to call many of them friend. Their dedication to marriage and motherhood is heroic. I would include my own daughters and daughters-in-law in this category.  I am a mother of five married adults, grandmother of eleven kiddosContinue reading “Motherhood is not for Wimps”

For a Time Like This

I began the Bible in a Year podcast with Fr Mike Schmitz late last year. I have been plugging away (binging at times) and am pleased to report that I have reached day 278. Yeah me! I know it is still far off, but God’s timing is always perfect. I love that Fr Mike has often reminded us thatContinue reading “For a Time Like This”