I must freely admit something. When the Dominican Sister’s Advent retreat was cancelled this weekend, I was in a funk. Big time. Just ask the Mister. As many of us women gathered on Friday evening to drown our sorrows in Creamy Jalapeno Dip at Chuy’s, we all said the same thing: we put all our…

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I suppose this post is really for my children. Long after I’m gone, I want them to know how much they’re loved, how much their lives were celebrated and how important God was in our home. Perhaps it was the events in Connecticut that reminded us all that life really is precious. You won’t find…

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I hesitate to say I am a collector of nativities. Rather, mine are collected. I’m not interested in acquiring more, but only because the ones I have possess sentimentality, tradition and purpose. This nativity was our very first one and it was a joint gift between my parents and my in-laws. I love it for…

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