Empty nest transitions

Being the mom of several kiddos, I find myself logging in to social media quite often to keep up with sports schedules, school events and basic happenings … Read More

The Spiritual Olympics

During the recent 2020 Olympic Games, the world witnessed many heroic and mighty acts of athleticism and sportsmanship, with its many surprises, ups and downs. But it’s … Read More

Never, never, never give up!

Near the front door of my home lies a patch of gravel and grass. This past spring, as I returned home one evening from the office, a … Read More

Never again war!

As a freshman in college, almost exactly 20 years ago, I remember walking back from an 8 a.m. class on a sunny Tuesday morning and noticing people … Read More

Miscarriage: Hope and healing

What if you could leave this earth, even for just a few moments, to see what lies beyond? No, I am not talking about the current billionaire … Read More

In the midst of our suffering

We all have endured some kind of suffering in our lives. Whether it is the anguish of infertility, the almost unbearable loss of a spouse or a … Read More

‘Do this in memory of me’

I come from a very small family. I am an only child, as is my father. My mother, Margaret, has gone to God, and my few cousins … Read More

The Gifts of Simplicity

A few weeks ago, I embarked on our annual summer road trip to visit family and friends. Our 20-hour journey took us through much of the Midwest … Read More

How is God speaking to you today?

“Then Jesus said to him, ‘Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe.’” — Jn 4:48 “I’m really nervous about this event,” I shared with … Read More