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Confession: I’m a Cafeteria Catholic Sending My Kids To Catholic School

I’m not a fan of the term Cafeteria Catholic, but that’s who I am. There are a lot of us, too! If you’re not familiar with the term, we’re Catholics who take what they like in the Catholic doctrine and leave the stuff they can’t stomach for someone else’s plate. For me, my belief in God, a higher power, something that is bigger than […]

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During the Waiting

I have a picture of myself as a four-year-old with a white dish cloth draped on my head and secured in place with plastic pop beads. With plastic flowers in my hand, I’m walking dramatically slow on the plastic floor cover in my grandparents house pretending it’s the aisle of a church. The Beach Boys […]

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Fruits of the Spirit

Teaching the Fruits of the Spirit

I have had grand plans for quite a while now to teach my preschooler about the fruits of the Spirit. I was going to do hours of blog-reading and website-scouring to find the best resources and activities for each attribute listed in Galatians 5:22-23. I was going to correlate songs and Veggie Tales episodes. I […]

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When Grandma Can’t Carry You

I’m just going to be honest – I don’t want to write this post. So much that I’ve been procrastinating on my procrastination. But in an effort to encourage vulnerability, I feel it’s important to share a little bit of my story with you all. I’m blessed to have an amazing example of what it means to be a […]

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Teaching Religion My Way

We go to church. Sometimes. Our church isn’t traditional; there are no shiny pews to slide down or hymn books to flip through. There is a coffee bar in the lobby and “jeans are fine” policy, the latter of which is actually considered fancy dress by two boys who live in athletic wear. I was […]

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Running the Church-A-Thon

I don’t get to sit with my boys in church very often. On the rare occasion that I take off from work, I really do love going. . Although, it’s similar to running a marathon, I think. It must be. I haven’t run a marathon, but I have watched several. I am just imagining the training: getting three boys […]

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