Finding Time to Pray

Like everyone else, I have a very busy, hectic life. My family keeps me delightfully busy, I am always busy at work, not to mention all the other errands and commitments I have in my life. Frankly, there are days I am amazed I manage to find time to pray. But that is not negotiable. I have found without...

The Joys of Art

About 10 years ago, I became very interested in art–all kinds of art. Who knew there were so many types of art: folk art, abstract art, decorative art, fine art, and other types? What interests me most is the artist prospective of an image and the history of the finished product. Christian art is rich...

Need Help Praying?

As a customer service representative at Franciscan Media, I often get asked for products that might teach readers the best way to pray. People are looking for answers about how to pray, as well as why or when to pray. I remember as a young girl asking my mom how to pray, and she told me to talk to God as if...

The Joys of Yard Art

I can’t believe it. I have yard art in my back yard! In case you are wondering what is yard art, I will try to give you a quick definition. Yard art is decorative accessories for your yard that can come in many forms and mediums. Often times you will see a statue of St. Francis in someone’s garden, or...

Find Your Home

Recently I left my Midwestern home to visit the South. There, the people spoke with their warm drawl and called me “ma’am,” and of course I ate wonderful food. As I drove through the small towns, it struck me that every town had many churches of many Christian faiths. And yet there were...

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