Will I See My Pet in Heaven?

The title of this blog is also the title of a children’s edition of a book, distributed by Franciscan Media, I wrote recently dealing with the question of whether we will see our pets again in the next life. In my experience, children are more ready than most adults to accept the hints and clues we find...

Moved by Faith–Even When I’m Busy

It seems that since the beginning of the year I have been non-stop busy. Don’t worry; I won’t bore you with the details! Have you ever been that busy? Too busy to socialize, to read, to luxury shop–oh, and did I say READ! One of my joys in life is to read. I especially like books that inspire...

Words of Hope and Wisdom

Ever have one of those days? We all do! And I was having one recently when I found myself thinking, “I am getting nowhere. Nowhere at all.” So I sought some inspiration by walking down to the office of Franciscan Media’s books managing editor, Katie Carroll, whose shelves are stuffed with...

Sisters Mean a Lot

The Catholic Church in the U.S. is gearing up for a difficult chapter, what some are calling a showdown between the Vatican and U.S. Sisters.  As the blogosphere has erupted in the past few days into a flurry of opinion–some informed, some not; some colored with U.S. political positions related to...

God Is With Us

Even people who don’t follow sports have heard of Tim Tebow. Many have seen a picture of him kneeling on a football field in an attitude of prayer. Some ridicule him. Others admire him. We don’t know the content of his prayer, but we can be sure he is not expecting God to intervene and direct an errant...

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