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Catholic Exchange: Getting Out of God’s Way and Cooperating with His Divine Plan

**Hi all, I know my writing has been sporadic the last few months. Thankfully, it looks like our health issues are abating. My husband and I have both had one of those years. I am hoping to return to more frequent writing. I had to take a break from grad school due to my gall […]

Adoption Home-study Completed!!!

Our adoption home-study is officially completed!!! We are now legally cleared to adopt. Thank you for your continued prayers and support. Now we wait on the Lord to guide us and see His plan for our family.  Our YouCaring fundraiser is still up and running because adoption is insanely expensive. The home-study cost us $4000. […]

Morning Air Radio Interview Audio File

Hi all! If you missed my interview with John Harper on Morning Air this morning, here is the audio clip. I start at about 42:27 minutes in.  God bless you. http://relevantradio.streamguys.us/MA%20Archive/MA20170331a.mp3

Radio Interview Friday, March 31 at 745AM EDT

Hi all! I will be interviewed on Relevant Radio’s Morning Air about my recent Catholic Exchange Article, “It’s Time to Stop Fleeing from the Cross”. I am scheduled to be on at 745am EDT. Thank you for all of your support and readership! I hope God is blessing you greatly throughout this Lenten season.

Adoption Update: Home-study Nearly Complete

We have completed all of our paperwork and background checks for our home-study. Our home inspection is in two weeks and then our study will be complete, so that we are free to adopt. We are still waiting to see if a mother will need us to adopt her child or not, and then we […]

Catholic Exchange: It’s Time to Stop Fleeing from the Cross

One of the most striking aspects of the Passion accounts is how largely alone Our Lord is in His final hours. Most of His beloved disciples, followers, and friends flee from Him and abandon Him in His hour of need. St. Peter goes so far as to deny Jesus three times in order to avoid […]

Catholic Exchange: Holiness and Loving Until It Hurts

St. Teresa of Calcutta is known for telling others to “love until it hurts.” Many of us find ourselves in situations in which loving until it hurts becomes obligatory such as when a loved one becomes ill or is dying. It is much more difficult to seek out pain in order to love, and yet, […]