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An Advent How-to

By Ty Salvant How are you investing in your marriage this Advent? There are several ways to observe this holy time as a couple, which improves your marriage and models healthy relationships for your inner circle. Regardless of their age, our children are watching us. Our examples teach them how to interact, manage conflict, serve, […]

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Show your children positive images of differences

By Ty Salvant When my youngest was born, I started reciting the alphabet-speaking adjectives she possessed or that I wanted her to develop. You are adventurous, brave, calm, driven, empathetic and so on. I would have to recreate the words with each recitation, because I didn’t remember the previous selection. A friend encouraged me to […]

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How Can We All Rise to the Occasion

By Ty Salvant Children do what you do, not what you say. We have all heard that and understand it to some extent. However, sometimes we forget just how much and what our children observe. When we eat the bag of cookies, they are watching. When we are unkind to a friend or family member, […]

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Smell the Roses

By Ty Salvant As parents pouring into our children, it can be too easy to focus on the work we still have to do. This child needs time management skills, and that child needs to be more generous. Aww man, this child is still struggling with regulating their emotions. Yes, that child is still not […]

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Saying goodbye is hard

By Ty Salvant Trusting in God is not for the faint of heart. When you hear God calling you to something new that requires you to give up something you know, whether or not it’s easy or good for you, it can be hard to let go. Memories, emotion and doubt creep in, which can […]

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One More Evaluation

By Ty Salvant What are your summer plans? Do they include camp, visits to grandparents, vacations or just downtime? Regardless of what you do this summer, how you spend time is vital. Parenting with intention can be more challenging now because we all want a break. While the summer is a great time to unwind […]

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Love Yourself

By Ty Salvant One of our commandments, often referred to as the “greatest commandment,” is to love your neighbor as you love yourself. While it is the ultimate act of Christian discipleship, one that we aspire to, there may be one flaw in our efforts. How well do you love yourself? How do you love […]

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Family of Adorers

By Ty Salvant Eucharistic Adoration, “is a devotional practice of adoring and praying in the Real Presence of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist.” When was your last visit to the adoration chapel? While becoming a committed adorer has crossed my mind frequently over the past few years, it never fit into my […]

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Re-energizing the Spark

By Ty Salvant How do you invest in your marriage? Over the past few years, the emphasis on self-care has increased enough for us to know we need it, even if we are not making time for it. However, I do not recall as much focus on nurturing marriages. Contrary to popular belief, strong marriages […]

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Welcome 2022

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.

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How Can you Love Your Neighbor?

By Ty Salvant During the hurricane, I found it relatively easy to not be overly concerned about what would happen. I knew I had no control over it, and that God would provide the grace needed to move forward regardless of the amount of damage sustained. The uncertainty of the state of our house while […]

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