Are you watching the miniseries, ‘Chernobyl’? In today’s collection, why the show is a harrowing look at the catastrophic consequences of socialism. Also, what do you do if you forget someone’s name? Read the charming thing you can say in such a moment. Plus, whimsical hats for summer, some fun office outfits, and the lovely miracle of the mule and the Eucharist. And more!
In today’s collection, Kendra Tierney shares some great ideas for practicing works of mercy as a family. We are also linking to an excellent piece about seeing the modern world as a field hospital. Plus, the difference between being in control and being controlling as a parent, the habits of healthy couples, and how to practice hygge in the summer. Enjoy!
In today’s collection, we have two interesting pieces on young people and the Church. In one link, a researcher reveals some interesting information on what brings young ‘nones’ back in, and in another a millennial explains why he remains in the Church. Plus, a how-to for the perfect barely-there manicure, a beautiful reflection on when our prayers don’t seem to be answered, and a lovely reflection on the wild freedom of home from Chesterton. Enjoy!
In today’s collection, Michael Pakaluk recounts a harrowing story of his life being saved as a young atheist and connects that memory beautifully to salvation and thanksgiving. Also, psychologists are weighing in on what kids should be doing this summer, and it might surprise you. Plus, a three day pilgrimage in France, some fun summer recipes, and a round up of lovely curved sofas. And more!
It’s Father’s Day this weekend and we have several father-related links: why we call God “Father”, a great podcast about fortitude and fatherhood, and a piece celebrating newly ordained shepherds. Plus, a lovely reflection on the women who followed Jesus, how to hire an interior designer, and a former slave advances to sainthood. Enjoy!
Have you ever been invited to a white-tie wedding or event? In today’s collection, we link to a fun piece decoding dress codes and providing dress selection ideas. Also, St. Augustine’s advice for the more absent-minded among us. Plus, a powerful podcast interview with a mom who has been through the depths of life and is here to inspire, some Whole Food hacks, and Dante’s roadmap to paradise. And more!
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By Noelle Mering
“We loved the idea of raising our family on a farm with so much room for our children to play, learn, and grow,” says wife and mother Katherine Ocello who lives on a farm in a small New Jersey town. “We lived our first year of marriage just outside New York City and we really felt called back home to a simpler and slower way of life.”
By Noelle Mering
“It’s been over a year since we moved our family from a quaint little home on the outskirts of town to a larger mid-century home near the city’s center. How lovely it has been to gradually fill each corner with beauty and intention, though we still have many untouched plans.”