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By Kristen Bourgeois The new Disney movie “Encanto” was just released, and everyone is talking about it. The music is great, and there are a lot of great takeaways from the movie. If you have seen the movie, then please continue reading this blog. But for those who haven’t seen the movie yet, heads […]
By Greg Zambrano We are all born with the same goal – to be with our creator in heaven. In forming our soul or gaining spiritual maturity, prayer is very important. In a relationship with Christ, he thinks of us all the time, always by our side waiting for us to speak to him.
By Jenny Dendinger We rarely do anything memorable for New Year’s Eve, but this turned out to be a year that we won’t soon forget. Instead of enjoying the bright lights and loud explosions of our neighbors’ fireworks, we grumbled at their celebrations, while nursing pounding COVID headaches. I 100% do NOT recommend.
By Megan Lacourrege This Christmas break, my entire family got sick. I think all families can understand how trying the situation can be. In my family, I tend to be hardest hit by illnesses. I was laid up in bed, and I felt useless. Thankfully, my husband was available to help with our kids, which […]
By Kristy Solis The new year has begun! What do you look forward to in a new year? What does your family look forward to in a new year? My children said “peace” and “turtles.” My youngest daughter is obsessed with turtles. Yet, turtles have been known to symbolize peace. Sounds good to me. May […]
By Mary Bruno As I passed through those first several years of infertility, glimpses of pregnancies and conversations about motherhood grew increasingly painful. As a 20-something year old, you tend to be surrounded by people growing their families and obsessing over the details. I was obsessing over surgeries, blood draws, ibuprofen and wondering about God’s […]
By Gavin Lewis Each year, many of us set a goal or resolution to start the new year. We might want to spend more time with family, lose weight, read more, go to the gym, work out daily, get closer to God, etc. These are all goals we vow to keep, but we find ourselves slowly moving […]
By Kim Roberts Pope Francis released a letter during the Christmas season for married couples around the world. He wrote about his desire for families to feel his “affection and closeness at this special time,” which has been plagued with a pandemic and rolling lockdowns. He said that the situation that individuals, families and married […]
By Ty Salvant A new calendar year often feels like a reset, a chance for growth physically, spiritually, mentally, educationally or emotionally. This is the time of year where resolutions, goals, plans, intentions are set for the year.
By Charla Misse When you enter a church, do you check whether the sanctuary lamp is lit? Do you know what this is and what it signifies? I have found that quite a few children as well as adults are unaware of this holy and awe-inspiring symbol. As with many traditions, over time, it can […]
By Charlotte Phillips As we reach the end of another year, many of us have begun to think about our new year resolutions. Exercising more, making better food choices and less screen time seem to regularly be at the top of everyone’s list. For anyone looking to make more time for God in prayer in […]