2017-05_LT-FathersDay

To Those Without a Father on Father’s Day

Journeying through life without my biological father was incredibly difficult but I was able to find hope in and let God fill that void in a few different ways.

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The 6 Lessons I Learned When I Took a Class on Forgiveness

I allowed hurt from my past to spill over well into my current life, and it was not healthy.

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That Post-Retreat Parent Conversation: Here’s How to Handle It

They know you well, and they want to know what’s new in your life, whether it’s orthodontics, a crush or the Holy Spirit.

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Peace in the Midst of Divorce

“Do you think they’re going to get divorced?” I would whisper fearfully to my brother.

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How He Loves

When I run far away like the prodigal son, my Heavenly Father waits for me patiently and welcomes me home with open arms.

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Home in My Father’s Arms

I turned around, and drove back to my house, wiping my eyes so I wouldn’t freak my mom out too much. But as I got out, it wasn’t Mom, or even Josh to meet me outside first. It was my Dad. And I had told myself I wasn’t going to cry anymore, but the concerned look on his face made me start to sob again and I sputtered, “I didn’t forget anything, I just missed you guys.”

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When Children Save Their Parents

I got rocked at Mass this morning while celebrating the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. For the first time, God revealed to me that Jesus died on the cross for His Mother. I thought Mary never sinned. Why would she need her Son Jesus to save her? Let me explain. […]

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Just For You

But, yes, I am getting older, and with that age has come a realization of things I took for granted when I was in high school.

As an adult, and even more as a parent of a little boy who is just over a year old, I have come to appreciate all that my parents went through. So, as we sit in between Mother's Day and Father's Day, here's a list of a few things you may not recognize that your parents have done for you:

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Dear Mary: A Mother’s Day Letter

Dear Mary,

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Mother’s Day Bible Verses

How exactly do you thank your mother for being your mother? This year, I wanted to drop some Biblical wisdom that you might want to take to prayer and share with mom this weekend (or anytime, for that matter).

Here are some verses you might want to share within a card or note and some ideas for how you can tie them into a message fo’ yo’ mama . . .

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