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God’s Timeline is Perfect

By Gaby Smith I’m not sure who needs to hear this, but God’s timeline is perfect. I would say that a lot of the time, it doesn’t align with my timeline, my schedule or my routine. If it did align with our schedules, how spontaneous would life be?

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“No House is More Beautiful than Ours”

By Sarah McDonald When I was a little girl, I dreamt of how I would decorate my house for Christmas. I knew exactly what I wanted with white lights, garland, and crystals sparkling. Well, all of my grandiose ideas of elegance came crashing down this past Christmas as I looked around my child-decorated house that […]

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Praise and Worship

By Kristen Bourgeois Recently, I came across Psalm 77 during my prayer time.  And I can relate to the psalmist.  Praying to God and not feeling heard.  Being distressed in prayer.  But then what?  What do you do in prayer when you are weary?  As I continued reading on, the answer was right there.  The […]

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Preparing for Lent

By Kim Roberts With the conclusion of Mardi Gras, and all its fun and festivities and family activities, it is time for penance and Lent. I have been a mother for 26 years and, reflecting back, I am not sure that I have set an enthusiastic example for my children for Lent as I did […]

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Ten-minute challenge

By Ty Salvant   How much time a day do you spend communicating with your spouse? Research shows that married couples on average spend less than 10 minutes a day in meaningful dialogue. That’s not to say that they aren’t talking to each other at all, but with work, family and life responsibilities, couples’ conversations […]

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The Art of Giving Your Family to God

By Megan Lacourrege The recent loss of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others in a helicopter crash has been heartbreaking. When these tragedies happen, we often find ourselves reflecting on our own lives. We may experience fear of our families enduring such tragedy. There may be gratitude for what we still have […]

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Seeking The Truth 

By Greg Zambrano    How do we go through life and help our family, especially our children to not fall for lies? If we do not seek the truth, we will fall for lies. Some time ago, when in church among a group of people that had gathered, someone mentioned that evil and lies lurk […]

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Loved at My Worst

By Shannon Haddad Our 3-year-old has recently been entering into a new “threen-ager” phase where she has been experiencing a lot of “big feelings” and very little control over them. The other day, after my fifth, unsuccessful attempt to fix her dress-up Elsa wig just so on her head, she had a complete and utter […]

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The Power of a Parent’s Blessing

By Leslie Bertucci Ever since my children were young, I have made it a habit to bless them. I bless them while they lay in their beds at night, ready for sleep. I bless them in the car on the way to school. I bless them as they embark on a journey.

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Jesus School

By Kristy Solis One of the most important decisions that you will have to make on behalf of your child is deciding where your child will be educated.   When it came time to make this decision for our child, we had way too many options of schools. Post-Katrina education had a different

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It Takes Two to Tango

By Mary Bruno As a Creighton Model Practitioner Intern, I often get a unique and somewhat intimate glimpse into the lives of many couples. Although it’s not as frequent as one might hope, one of the most touching things I get to witness is the man taking a particular interest in the fertility of the […]

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