Why I Don’t Give Anything up for Lent

Growing up Catholic, I¬†was used to giving up something for Lent. As a kid it was chocolate or donuts or some other treat. One year it was comic books–that was hard. For years after I left the Catholic Church I … Continue reading

Walking and Talking with Love

“To get nations back on their feet, we must first get down on our knees.” ~ Billy Graham. 2016 saw 2 major political events in 2 separate countries that saw anger, bitterness and hate during the campaigns and also in … Continue reading

Join us in prayer for our country . . .

Our nation and our leaders need our prayers. This is true for all countries, but today it is especially true for the United States. We have been through a very bitter election and many people are hurt, angry, and bitter … Continue reading

Seven Family Activities Around the Christmas Tree

The countdown to Christmas is in full swing. If you’re anything like me, you’ve only just put your tree up, you still have presents to buy and cards to send. I’m definitely a last-minute shopper, but I also yearn to … Continue reading