Why I’m Leaving Facebook, for the Nth Time

Pardon the me-centric post, please. I’m leaving Facebook, again, this time for longer. I wish I was strong enough to say “forever”, but I know my weaknesses. Friends prayed for me as I was discerning this latest departure, and I have no doubt that...

Love Means Forgiveness: Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer

we do not react to evil with more evil. Need to remember this, especially in those moments when I’m fatigued, and that’s the moment when a child chooses to throw a tantrum, or talk back, or just plain be obnoxious. THAT is not the time to react with anger....

Radical Transformation: Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer

Ash Wednesday in our home is a day of radical transformation. There’s an immediate change in atmosphere: the house is quieter, and my teen is playing chant (a rarity these days, for him). I woke up to two kids who have purposely given up their hair for Lent. My...