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Among Women 144: The Single Life Survival Guide

This week, on Among Women, we look at the lives of two single women who are separated by a few centuries. In the “Blessed Are They” segment, we meet St. Catherine of Siena, a Dominican tertiary, in her words of The Dialogue, and get a look inside the heart of a saint. In our “Among Women” segment we…

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I’m at CatholicMom.com. Here’s “Spiritual Growth Within a Catholic Family,” Part 2.

Bob and I have been parents for over 25 years. (Gosh, we’re pretty young there^.) Yet, we’ve learned a few things along the way. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find in my column today at CatholicMom.com… The context for spiritual growth of children presumes that the parents enjoy a relationship with Christ and his…

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This makes me think… about a woman’s tears.

Christ promises that in heaven all tears will be dried, and Kierkegaard comments about the sad condition of those who have never shed a tear. We should cry over the daily offenses to God, cry over our sins, cry over the ingratitude of man. the most holy of all women, Mary, is called the mater…

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Happy Birthday Mary!

How do you say “happy birthday” to a saint? How do you thank them for their years of guidance and love and intercession? How do you show your gratitude for their inspiration, and all the sacrifices that they made in their lives unto God and other people — known only to God Himself — but…

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A First Look at Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious

drumroll please…. For those of you in-the-know, I’m still on hiatus…. and will return with podcasts and blog posts (right here!) after Labor Day weekend. But I couldn’t resist sharing this news with you!  

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Welcome to The Back Porch!

This is where I like to sit and visit. It’s where I serve coffee and conversation. And maybe some adult beverages now and then. A special welcome to the those of you who have come from the Among Women blog. I hope you’ll subscribe to this feed now, for this is where you’ll find me… I’ll still keep…

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