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Going to Mass with My Son Who Has Tourette’s

Going to Mass with My Son Who Has Tourette’s

We park our truck in our parish’s parking lot. That’s where I ask my son to start his breath-holding techniques. As a team of three,…

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Does Prayer Change God’s Mind?

Does Prayer Change God’s Mind?

After reading the intercessory prayer that Abraham makes on behalf of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis 18, it’s easy to see how one might think…

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Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word: 5 Ways to Make a Meaningful Apology

Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word: 5 Ways to Make a Meaningful Apology

I did it again today. Acted grumpy with my husband for leaving the bathroom messy. I made a snarky comment instead of explaining my feelings,…

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Friends Through It All: Life, Death, and Grief

Friends Through It All: Life, Death, and Grief

A few weeks ago I had the chance to walk through two cemeteries within a week’s time. As I strolled through the beautifully landscaped grounds…

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What Is the Significance of Mountains in the Bible?

What Is the Significance of Mountains in the Bible?

Mountains are mentioned frequently in the Bible because they dotted the landscape where the stories in the Bible take place. As a result, mountains and…

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Learning Grace from a ‘Homeboy’

Learning Grace from a ‘Homeboy’

When my husband and I were first married, we lived in a loft in Downtown LA. In our building, it was rare that our neighbors…

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Heart of Houston: Generosity Abounds After Harvey

Heart of Houston: Generosity Abounds After Harvey

I have never felt so guilty going to a grocery store. We left our home in Houston a week ago when we realized how bad…

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Virtual Outdoor Retreat

Virtual Outdoor Retreat

Whose summer to-do list doesn’t include a hike or trip to the beach or a walk in the park? (And if yours doesn’t — you…

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Dorm Room Prayer and Blessing

Dorm Room Prayer and Blessing

Daily Prayer It’s back to school for the first (or final) time! Is this year feeling a little more daunting than others? Are you hoping…

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Back to School: Staying Connected to What Matters

Back to School: Staying Connected to What Matters

Transitioning to college or graduate school for the first — or third — time can uproot you physically, mentally and spiritually. It’s important to remember…

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