Love is patient. Love is kind.

Love is patient. Love is kind. We’ve all heard these words many times. But, how many times have we actually taken them to heart? God instructs us to love one another. How good are we at following his command? Today is a perfect day to try to do better. To love more and to judge less. Wonder what I mean?...

Have You Ever Been Fightin’ Mad?

I don’t consider myself an angry person. I doubt that many (if any) people who know me well would describe me as angry. Why then, would I read a book about practical solutions for conquering anger? Do you ever get mad? I do. It doesn’t define me or describe my personality, but there are times when I...

What a Week!

With all the bad weather we have received in the last couple of weeks, several events were postponed, which made this past week a very busy one for us: a trip to Columbus on Saturday, gingerbread-house-making party Sunday, Lessons and Carols Monday, school Christmas program Tuesday, preschool Christmas...

#NCYC

“I know you like this part of your job,” my husband says to me as I pack my bags for NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) in Indianapolis. It’s true. I do like this part of my job. While I don’t like leaving my family for a few days, I do welcome the change of scenery and the...

Halloween: Is it OK to Celebrate It?

Last night I took my children to the annual Halloween carnival put on by Ursuline Academy (my alma mater). As always, it is a crowded but enjoyable evening and it is fun to see all the creative costumes—especially the homemade ones. When I was in elementary school, I really didn’t know that some people...

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