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Faith, Hope, and Claire

Faith, Hope, and Claire

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By Mary Botha

There is a feeling that every parent, at one point or another has nightmares about. That cold, lost helpless feeling...almost like drowning, but then ...

5 Fast and Easy Delicious Fish Recipes for Lent, that are Sure to Make your Family Smile and their Tummies Happy!

5 Fast and Easy Delicious Fish Recipes for Lent, that are Sure to Make your Family Smile and their Tummies Happy!

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By Wendy RN., BA, MBA

Every year I pull out my favorite fish recipes that I save for Lenten Friday meals. Here are my top 5 that I love. I know that your families will ...

God's Got This!

God's Got This!

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By Jackie Stammen

Two days ago I wrote a post called, 'Shine, Child, Shine!' about being fully you, just as you were created to be and how important it is for each one ...

God Grace is Abundant, Kind and Merciful

God Grace is Abundant, Kind and Merciful

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By Chaplain Adele M. Gill

As today is Ash Wednesday, it seems only fitting to remember the man who asked Jesus, 'What good thing must I do to gain Eternal Life?' Like the man ...

Shine, Child, Shine!

Shine, Child, Shine!

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By Jackie Stammen

The world needs YOU just as you were created. Forget the expectations, facades, and cover-ups. Be you and be fully you.

Which Way to Go?

Which Way to Go?

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By Cheryl Jones

When something unexpectedly came across my pathway, it forced me to re-examine prayer, decision making, and how growth relates to decisions.

I challenge everyone to Give something this Lent

I challenge everyone to Give something this Lent

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By Wendy RN., BA, MBA

Will you accept my challenge? The Three Pillars of Lent are Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving. Of these Almsgiving is the most neglected of all

Scurry to Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament!

Scurry to Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament!

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By Michael Seagriff

Bet you have had a similar experience. You are reading a passage from Scripture - one that you have read many times in the past. Suddenly from the ...

Here is a Beautiful Prayer For You

Here is a Beautiful Prayer For You

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By Jackie Stammen

Years ago after a retreat I attended, the Lord gave me a prayer which I've since remembered, which is kind of amazing because if there's anything I'm ...

What Are You Doing With Your Manhood?

What Are You Doing With Your Manhood?

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By Jackie Stammen

I couldn't help but watch the end of the Super Bowl tonight when the fight broke out between the Seahawks and the Patriots and think, 'what are ...

Now That You Know the Truth About Contraceptives, What Comes Next?

Now That You Know the Truth About Contraceptives, What Comes Next?

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By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

In part 1 of this discussion on rethinking your birth control, I defined what it means to be a woman. Not just a modern woman, but a whole woman ...

The Powerful Humility of Mothers

The Powerful Humility of Mothers

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By James Littleton

God gives mothers whatever good they ask for their children. Why? Because they are humble. They are living signs of humility and only the humble are ...

Are You being a Jerk?

Are You being a Jerk?

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By Jackie Stammen

It's not an uncommon occurrence, one person is hurt by another and so the one doing the hurting is simply written off with, "he's a jerk." Simple as ...

Exposing Couples' Genuine Fears in Family Planning

Exposing Couples' Genuine Fears in Family Planning

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By Tara Brelinsky

Quite often the women have been controlling their cycles with hormonal birth control or contraceptive devices. These 'outside forces' have led to ...

Think Before You Speak and Always Choose Better Words

Think Before You Speak and Always Choose Better Words

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By Jackie Stammen

A thought pops into my mind. Said thought exits my mouth. I often find myself word vomiting as such. Just because a thought enters my mind, does not ...

The Nitty Gritty on Birth Control

The Nitty Gritty on Birth Control

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By Tara Brelinsky

From sensitivities to allergies and everything in between, there's an increased awareness of how what we put into our bodies affects our ...

Why I Hate the March for Life: But Why I Must Continue to Put Feet on the Ground

Why I Hate the March for Life: But Why I Must Continue to Put Feet on the Ground Watch

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By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

My husband asked me just last week how it is that I can still maintain a sense of shock and naivete whenever events like the Republicans' refusal ...

The Difference Between Two Generations

The Difference Between Two Generations

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By Jackie Stammen

Always a welcoming feeling, I plopped down on the living room couch at my grandparent's house while I was in Ohio for Thanksgiving this past ...

There is a Sensitive Heart in Dire Need of Love Behind Every Cold, Strong Facade

There is a Sensitive Heart in Dire Need of Love Behind Every Cold, Strong Facade

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By Jackie Stammen

The heart has basic needs. Not just my heart, but all hearts. As humans we often desire many things, but I've become incredibly aware of the root of ...

Keeping You In The Dark: How Big Pharma Profits From Ignorance

Keeping You In The Dark: How Big Pharma Profits From Ignorance

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By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

'Knowledge is Power' was a theme song lyric in one of my favorite childhood programs. Indeed, knowledge is a powerful tool and with it we can ...

Pope Francis Said What? On Rabbits and Responsibility

Pope Francis Said What? On Rabbits and Responsibility

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By Tara Brelinsky

Pope Francis' recent rabbit comment has been splashed across the headlines. There are accusations, questions, criticisms and explanations. ...

Patience is United With Love

Patience is United With Love

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By Jackie Stammen

'Patience cannot be proved in any way other than suffering, and patience is united with love.'From 'Little Talks With God' by St. Catherine of Siena

The Female Fertility Cycle Demystified

The Female Fertility Cycle Demystified

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By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

In part 1 of this post series, I covered how woman needs to reclaim her wholeness. Society has fractured woman into a collection of parts and in ...

God Will Never Be Outdone

God Will Never Be Outdone

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By Jackie Stammen

Have you ever felt unworthy? Maybe you thought you weren't deserving of God's goodness because you know your past for what it is and are having ...

The Power of the Whole Woman

The Power of the Whole Woman

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By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

What I mean is, there is so (SO) much more to this subject than simply deciding whether or not to swallow a pill or allow a doctor to insert some ...

Why Were US Leaders Missing in Paris?

Why Were US Leaders Missing in Paris?

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By Adele M. Gill

January 12th, 2015, was a very big day in the War on Terrorism. On virtually every TV station  in the US and around the World, the news showed ...

Healing through a New Language

Healing through a New Language

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By James Littleton

I would like to discuss briefly something that is so necessary to our spiritual, emotional, and psychological health, but which has been virtually ...

No Matter How Little We Have, There Is Always Someone Who Has Less Than Us

No Matter How Little We Have, There Is Always Someone Who Has Less Than Us

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By Jackie Stammen

 As I walked outside into the cold December winter air, I was greeted by a familiar face, Mr. Roy. I don't know Roy's last name and in fact, I ...