By Stacy Lamorte About a decade ago, my husband and I were getting ready to go on a cruise together, just the two of us. Our children were very little, and we had been talking about preparing for “the worst” – who would take care of our children should something happen to both of us […]
By Gaby Smith I love my family. Most of my traveling goes toward visiting family members. We are all spread out across various states and countries. My husband and I both have siblings in military families, so there’s a lot of moving around.
By Gavin Lewis True story: When I was younger, I was extremely selfish, mainly because I felt like God owed me for the many trials and tribulations that happened within my family. I was not a sharer nor someone who was willing to help others. I took, and rarely gave.
By Courtney Elmer One of my favorite parts of my day is my early morning walk (or bike ride) with my son AJ. But lately, I’ve been opting to leave my earbuds at home and challenge myself to a solid hour of silence with nothing but my thoughts (and an intermittent giggle from AJ) to […]
By Sarah McDonald My baby recently turned 1 year old. It’s hard to believe that my sweet “Happy Face,” as I call her, has reached the milestone. Along with her first birthday came a few other milestones: first steps and the addition of “Mama” to her baby vocabulary. Of course, there were the occasional “Mamama” […]
By Kristy Solis Have you ever tried to explain the importance of dreams to a child? I tried with my daughters, and it was humorous to say it best. The actions of dreams are important not only in the physical sense but the spiritual sense.
By Charla Spalluto Misse My father brought me to Jesus. He brought me to weekly Mass and ensured I received the sacrament of first holy Communion. He served as Eucharistic Minister when I was a teen and modeled deep respect and appreciation for the body and blood of Christ throughout his life.
By StacyLaMorte Our main job as parents is to help our children get into heaven, when it is their time. I know it sounds a little morbid, but if we are all striving for heaven every day – and, that is our main goal for the day – we can pretty much guarantee we are […]
By Greg Zambrano Many times, you might hear about movements to help preserve trees and the environment. People dedicate their time, talent and treasure towards these causes. This conservation effort is a great idea because we are called to be good stewards of the Earth.