The Traveling Shoes

A few months before my mom unexpectedly passed away, my sister took her and my dad shopping for some new shoes. My mom found a snazzy pair of New Balance sneakers. Finally she had found a pair of shoes that were stylish, comfortable, and provided her with good stability. She loved those shoes. Mom showing...

I Am a Runner

For the past two years, I have been doing my best at pretending to be a runner. Well, more like a walker/runner. I’ve done the Disney Princess Half Marathon and a number of 5Ks. But I would never consider myself in the same class as those runners in Boston on Monday. And yet, we are the same. Recently...

The Blessings of Traffic

For the past year, a major thoroughfare from my house to work has been under construction. I mean like major construction–viaducts being torn down, new ones being constructed. Roads are being closed left and right. An alternate route one day will be met with a “Road Closed” sign the next. To say it...

We’re Going to Disneyland!

Well, that’s true, but it’s not the whole story. Actually, a group of us from Franciscan Media are heading to Anaheim for the Los Angeles Religious Ed Congress. While we’re there we’ll be searching out inspiration and story ideas, conducting interviews in our media booth, and sharing...

My Own Little Saint

This week my husband, Mark, and I registered our daughter, Maddie, for high school. She is 100 percent ready. I am not. Maybe it’s the thought of my baby girl growing up. Or maybe it’s the still lingering questions the process has left me with. You see, for the past year, Maddie has been dead set...

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