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Lent: Taking it Further Than Just Fishsticks on Fridays

Lent is here.  Restaurants and grocery stores are running seafood specials left and right.  Meal-planning is slightly easier now, as I will be serving fish sticks every Friday evening for the next 6 weeks.  But, I know there’s more to this special Liturgical season than the consumption of crispy battered hunks of cod.  I want… Continue reading Lent: Taking it Further Than Just Fishsticks on Fridays

grandparenthood · Marriage · Motherhood · Prayer · Relationships · Uncategorized

Titus 2 Part 3: Now It’s My Turn

My role as an older woman has evolved. For whomever God sends me, I have learned to first be her intercessor, then her friend and finally a spiritual mother. Once she trusts me, I try to give wise counsel but only when asked and only when she comes to me. My door is now wide… Continue reading Titus 2 Part 3: Now It’s My Turn

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Where is the Church in Pregnancy, Miscarriage, and Birth?

    I’ve had the feeling myself and I’ve heard it expressed among a lot of friends. “Where is the Church during …?” At the most difficult or the most profound moments of our lives, we want…something. Something official that shows that these huge and life-altering moments are recognized by the body of Christ. We want… Continue reading Where is the Church in Pregnancy, Miscarriage, and Birth?

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PRAYER NEEDS: WHY and HOW?

Today, Ladies and Gentlemen, we’re talking about neither mamas nor babies, pregnancy nor miscarriage. Today we’re talking about the other half of Elizabeth Ministry, RECLAiM Sexual Health™ and the effect that pornography has on our culture and the future of families. That’s basically mamas and papas, and all the kids as well!   The effect… Continue reading PRAYER NEEDS: WHY and HOW?

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For the Moms Who’ve Been Flattened by Motherhood

This week we have a guest post from Shannon. Evans. Shannon believes that we all belong to each other.  A wife and mother of three boys through birth and adoption, she enjoys scrubbing sticky furniture, hosing mud off children, and rushing to the ER to have nails extracted from small intestines.  Shannon blogs about faith, motherhood,… Continue reading For the Moms Who’ve Been Flattened by Motherhood