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To Resolve or Not to Resolve?

I love resolutions. I hate resolutions. And I can’t help but see, this year, how Mary’s involved in it for me. This January 1 marks my tenth year as a mother. My oldest child — a daughter who’s almost as tall as I am, has...
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They’re NOT Resolutions, They’re GOALS

It’s Lisa Hendey’s fault. I was all set to just take the high road on resolutions (or not, as the case may be) or maybe just discern a word like I did a few years ago (I’m still on the same word, mind you…) But...
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A Bit of Daybooking

Outside my window: It’s dark, because it’s night. Waaaaay past my bedtime, in fact. Usually I have a “no computer” rule after dinner, but that’s been sliding in the last few months and today’s been full. I just finished this great book and I can’t...
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Saturday Fun

Are you a fan of resolutions? I usually am, and I’m talking resolutions in my latest column at CatholicMom.com: To Resolve or Not to Resolve. Intercessory Prayer: A Must-Read What Would You Like Me to Pray For? Pat Gohn inspires and challenges me yet again....
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Listen Up

A Mary Moment Monday post My one-word resolution this year is LISTEN. For someone with a lot to say and a lot of words waiting  to be used, there’s a certain amount of challenge. Listen does not mean “observe.” It does not equal half of...
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Mama’s Voice

Part of the Mary Moment Monday series I hear the bathroom door open, followed by the sound of a baby wailing. “Work your magic, Mama,” my husband says. He sounds pretty calm, but I remember when he first did this, six years ago, with our...
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Quick Takes from Chaos

1. Introducing a “Mary Minute with Chesterton” I have been listening to Uncommon Sense, the podcast of the American Chesterton Society, since it started. I blame the hostess, Nancy Brown, for fanning the flame of interest I already had in G.K. Chesterton with her insightful...
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