Unconditional Love or Doormat?



What is the difference between acting out of “unconditional love” and being a “doormat”?

This might be the most frequently asked question in my 26 years of working in women’s ministry! In one way or other, women have been expressing their confusion with regard to boundaries and unconditional love. It’s like, how can they coexist? We get the sense that we “should” have boundaries but have a tough time reconciling the “I deserve to be treated with respect because I am a daughter of God” with the message of “unconditional love” and “putting others first”. Read more


Hello Friends,

With so many options for online services and activities for how to fully live this year’s Triduum and Easter while in quarantine, you may not need or want any more input! Believe me, I understand!

My intention isn’t to replace or take away from what you already have planned, rather I’m hoping that by sharing my plan with you it might help simplify your approach to this holy time of year and free you up to just enter into it!

My prayer is that what I’ve put together will bless you and help with your at-home observance of these most holy days ahead! Read more

For Busy Moms~6 Steps to the Best Lent Ever


Are you a busy mom?

Do you struggle to live out your lenten plans?

What if I were to tell you I have a different way to observe lent this year?

Today’s busy moms face a pace and lifestyle that can set us up for failure if we try to approach Lent the traditional way. I’d like to suggest a different approach to lent this year. Read more

Breathe~ Part 2

At the risk of belaboring the word of the year topic….. I have had a few requests to share the exercise I go through after choosing my word. So here it is!

For me, naming the word of the year just isn’t enough. I need to cultivate a deeper understanding of the word, and what it means to me, so that it takes root and truly blossoms.  I want my word to resonate in my subconscious all year long.  I want it to ring in my heart and steer my intentions.  I do this in two steps.

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