We are so used to thinking that we are competing for jobs. In today’s collection, we have an interesting way to reframe that thought and approach. Also, a look at why the Church is necessary for salvation. Plus, cute Fall sweaters and jackets, what parents need to know before their son enters seminary, and the best hard-boiled egg method. Enjoy!
Do you ever look in your closet and feel pangs of guilt over the mistake purchases? We all have them! In today’s collection, one woman relays to us her experience working with a talented stylist for the first time. Also, a post-abortive woman writes powerfully about how she stifled the need to grieve and how she has healed since. Also, small space dining rooms, apple pie bombs (we all need these), and the principal virtues of Our Lady. Enjoy!
Today, we have an excellent and short read about one of our favorite topics: home. Read about how home life can encourage thought and freedom. Also, the seasons are changing and we are linking to a great capsule wardrobe for this transition including how to wear each piece. Plus, one unexpected thing we should have in your pantries, a great podcast with Leah Darrow, and a worthwhile look at why women do not preach at Mass. And more!
In today’s collection, we have a pair of good reads for pregnancy and newborn life. One is for discouragement in pregnancy and the other is a poetic mediation on a newborn and the limitations of our love. Also, what are the implications of the recent debunking of the “gay gene”? Plus, a relatively simple and cute playhouse DIY, a beginner’s guide to John Henry Newman, and the startling discovery one museum made when they knocked down a wall. Enjoy!
In today’s collection, women share their stories of how quitting birth control helped them physically and, to some of their surprise, spiritually. Also today, we have an excellent and nuanced podcast discussion on marriage and that lightning rod of a word: submission. Plus, why a photographer decided to shoot grandparents with their grandkids, stunning wallpaper inspiration, and rethinking American cheese. Enjoy!
We live in contentious times. In today’s collection, Kathryn Jean Lopez writes about the helpful and wise tips she’s learned for preserving relationships amid political differences. Also, read about the lovely stone church in a prison built by inmates, for inmates. Plus, read about the French passion for the perfect baguette, how and why to bullet journal, and some inspiration for turning a carport into an outdoor patio. Enjoy!
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By Carrie Gress
I met John Novotny, the creative director of video production at Franciscan University, a couple of years ago. I could tell almost instantly from his accent that he was Canadian and as we drove from the Pittsburgh airport to the Steubenville campus, his story unfolded about how he honed his gift for photography.
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.”