The Brave Will Heal

As many of you know by now, I am in a constant battle with the wounds and inner demons I have suffered throughout my lifetime. I have been making progress on the war front and I am learning new strategies, but my fight is far from over. The thing with depression, anxiety, PTSD, and most…

Finding the Humor in Parenting Woes

Life as a stay at home parent with 5 kids is hardly ever dull, especially considering that four of my kids are rowdy boys. The things they say and do, and the “creative” (pronounced shocking) ways they do it, never cease to amaze me. Just the other day, what started out as a funny water…

Finding Peace with Thomas A. Kempis

I have been reading Thomas A. Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ, and I cannot say enough about its relevancy in today’s world. I am finding myself highlighting literally every other sentence I read because the words are so moving. Look around in the world today. What do we see? So much distress and sadness! It…

Why I am Pro-Life

The Walk For Life–West Coast is tomorrow, January 27th. In celebration of this beautiful event I wanted to share why I am pro-life. Abortion is the leading cause of death in the United States. There are studies all over the Internet confirming this and you don’t have to be Catholic to believe the statistics. I…