Tag: Catholic

Body Image & Spirit Connection with Shannon

Body Image & Spirit Connection with Shannon

Have you ever felt there’s a disconnect between the way you see yourself in your mind’s eye and what shows up in the mirror?  Does it seem that how you feel on the inside doesn’t match  up with how you look on the outside?  Is […]

Give Thanks in All Circumstances (Even 2020)

Give Thanks in All Circumstances (Even 2020)

How do you give thanks when the last thing you’re feeling is grateful? How do you respond to St. Paul’s invitation to “give thanks in all circumstances” when the whole year feels like a dumpster fire? When you really take the time to look through […]

Addiction Recovery & Ignatian Spirituality with Jean

Addiction Recovery & Ignatian Spirituality with Jean

If we are honest with ourselves, we know that addiction is a disease that touches all of our lives.  Maybe it doesn’t dwell in our own home, but in that of a family member or loved one.  Maybe the addiction isn’t to alcohol or drugs, […]

Wrestling with 2020 & Finding Joy in the Holidays with Mary

Wrestling with 2020 & Finding Joy in the Holidays with Mary

Hold onto your hats, kids, because this is one amazing podcast episode!  On today’s episode I talk all things 2020 and Holidays with the inimitable Mary Lenaburg.  We laugh, we reminisce…it’s a grand old time.  And Mary does as she is wont to do.  Namely, […]

Talking Teens & Real Life Advice with Kathryn

Talking Teens & Real Life Advice with Kathryn

I think we can all agree that the world is a harder, even scarier, place than it was when we were teens, be that 10, 20, 40 years ago.  So how do we make the most of our kids’ teenage years?  How do we, as […]

Family Teaching & Common Ground with Marcia

Family Teaching & Common Ground with Marcia

Have you ever been surprised when you unexpectedly find common ground with someone who, by all appearances, is different from you?  Well, in today’s episode of the A Welcome Grace Podcast, I had the pleasure of doing just that.  And I thoroughly enjoyed my conversation […]

A Litany for Self-Worth

A Litany for Self-Worth

Hey, you.  Yes, you – the one taking a breather or a break in your crazy busy day.  Also, you – the one mindlessly scrolling your phone because it’s a pandemic and we’re on month 32 of summer break and for the love what else […]

Singing Solo

Singing Solo

I’ve been involved in music ministry in one way or another since the 6th grade.  Roughly translated, that equals out to about 30 years of singing for Jesus.  As a soloist and music minister, I’ve been a chorister and a cantor in choirs of all […]

Catching Up Reads: What I Read This Winter

Catching Up Reads: What I Read This Winter

Well, kids! It has been a while since I did a good, old-fashioned book round-up.  Who among you is looking for something delightful to read while we social distance ourselves for the foreseeable future? (Raises hand)  Well, grab your coffee and your Kindle, because it’s […]

Real Presence

Real Presence

If you’ve hung around here for any amount of time, you’ll know that I don’t shy away from talking about faith.  In fact, over the years, it’s become one of my favorite things to write about!  And yes, I am a Catholic writer.  I like […]