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By Charlotte Phillips When the schools closed on March 13 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, I don’t think any of us expected to still be living in this state of limbo six months later. Finishing the last nine weeks of the school year around our kitchen table while my husband and I […]
By Charlotte Phillips My prayer life, as with most other aspects of my life, ebbs and flows. There are times that prayer comes easily. I can sit, take a few deep breaths and immediately go to what my friend Becky refers to our “inner chapel” to spend one-on-one time with God. In these moments, my […]
By Charlotte Phillips On July 31, we celebrate the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola. While I don’t think I could pick just one saint as my favorite, St. Ignatius is high on my list. He is the founder of the Jesuits, and his life experiences have shaped and formed Ignatian Spirituality.
By Charlotte Phillips I don’t know about you, but there have been moments in my life where I expected God to make himself known in a huge, knock-me-over-the-head, grand gesture kind of way. I remember being on a retreat and crying out to God, begging God to speak to me. Thankfully, I opened the ears […]
By Charlotte Phillips It has been three months since our lives have been turned upside down as a result of COVID-19. Our older two kids have just finished the final 9 weeks of the school year around our kitchen table as my husband and I work, and our little two play and ask for snacks […]
By Charlotte Phillips This time of quarantine brings with it a laundry list of emotions. Some days are filled with joy – the kids play nicely together, my husband and I get our work done with little interruption, and no one complains about dinner. Other days do not go as smoothly – the kids […]