Category Archives: Catholic


A few days ago, my friend Shannan wrote a beautiful post on Instagram about a weed that was left standing tall afterView full post »

Sebastian’s Baptism

The day Sebastian was originally to be baptized, was the day he was in the hospital. I can remember glancing up at theView full post »

Nate’s 8th Grade Promotion

On Friday evening, we gathered at St. Mary’s Basilica in downtown Phoenix. The eighth graders were promoted toView full post »

A miracle for you, a miracle for me

Oh sweet Sebastian. You turned one month yesterday. Time is such a mysterious fellow. I’m exhausted, but yet IView full post »


Do you choose a word of the year? Since 2008, I’ve chosen a word to reflect on throughout the year. Usually theView full post »

Here I am…

Isaiah 6:8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “View full post »

WORD OF THE YEAR {2016} Wrapup

Before I move on and share my 2017 word, I just had to share with you a few of the ways choosing this word changed me inView full post »

Marriage – Keep on keepin’ on

These stories have been shared with permission, in the hopes that our walk through these times may give someone hope toView full post »

Mary Alice and the reluctant volunteer

Last week, Mary Alice was my helper while I took school pictures for my children’s school. She was completelyView full post »

Miracles and Double Rainbows

This is it. The post where long haired freaky people get it. The post where you realize I really am a Jesus Freak.  IView full post »

Holy Doors of Mercy

The Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona is a pilgrimage site for a Holy Door during this Jubilee Year of Mercy. When IView full post »

Graduation Mass

This year, graduation Mass wasn’t just us going to sing or support friends or to see everyone. This year,View full post »

Pope Saint John Paul II {St. Bernard’s of Clairvaux}

Whenever I rush, things fall apart. You would think I would know this by know. Meltdowns because of my impatience.View full post »

Pueri Cantores, St. Bernard of Clairvaux – Rome | Julia’s Story

I asked Julia to write her story of their trip to Rome. I can remember my dad asking me to do this after we went onView full post »

My Nathaniel Kenan

You have this love of history that is absolutely incredible. You remember tanks and planes and battles and dates. It isView full post »

My Julia Tirion

One week ago, I wrote the following on Facebook: Julia asked us to pray together as a family every night – notView full post »