rings Two ingredients for a happy marriage

The other day was my parent’s wedding anniversary, Congratulations mom and dad!. Throughout the past years I’ve asked friends, family and strangers what they think is the key to a long and lasting marriage. The answers were seldom varied, and for the most part, what I found were two key things: 1. Communication 2. Laughter/joy When I think... [Read more...]

40 Days for Life: September 28-November 6

40 Days for Life¬†kicks off their campaign today in prayer to end abortion and for healing for women, men and our nation.¬† This year there are 301 campaigns internationally! To find a location near you, visit here. Another great way to join in is to fast for the next 40 days. Give up something, your favorite candy, tv, drinking soda or something that... [Read more...]

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 5)

1. This has been the week of cops. Good and bad. Let’s start with the bad. I’m driving serenely on my way to work as I notice a cop car next to me in the left lane. I think to myself, oh I should be friendly and wave, because cops are nice. I was taught that from Sesame Street. They are here to help protect and serve, right? Right! But... [Read more...]

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 3)

1. This can be a difficult prayer for me to pray, but I think St. Ignatius hit the nail on the head with this one. Take Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, all that I have and possess. Thou hast given all to me. To Thee, O lord, I return it. All is Thine, dispose of it wholly according to Thy will. Give... [Read more...]

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Throughout the years, I have really grown to appreciate this book. Practical explanations that you can use in the work place, with family, friends and maybe even your local supermarket attendant. (Everyone needs a pick me up from time to time, right?) It’s also quite helpful to know your own love language. Do you ‘feel’ more loved... [Read more...]

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