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How merciful God is when it comes to second chances.

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Two and a half years ago, I was blessed with a second chance. At the time I divorced, my faith sustained me, although I can’t say I didn’t have my doubts. I knew my vocation was for family life, but I was suddenly without a family. But six months or so after my divorce was finalized, I “met” a man who has changed my life. Read the rest of this entry »

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December 27, 2012 at 1:26 pm

The fire I’ve kindled burns less brightly.

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While chatting with my sister recently, she and I had a heart-to-heart conversation about family. Family is a complex topic for me. In the middle of confiding in her my “issues” with certain extended family members, I recalled a cause I vowed to undertake about forgiveness. This is a measurement of how far I’ve come. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 16, 2012 at 1:39 pm

The Champion of Children (New Blog)

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December 11, 2010 at 4:38 pm

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Why I Eat Apples on Christmas Eve

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I don’t say “Merry Christmas” until December 24 because it’s currently Advent, a season of preparation. Advent calls for repentance. Advent reminds me to celebrate the past and the future of the state of our humanity. It is why I eat apples on Christmas Eve. Read the rest of this entry »

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December 9, 2010 at 11:26 pm

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