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Anyone who has experienced the complicated journey of divorce has more than likely known their fair share of moments of stress and duress. Be it struggles over co-parenting, finances, etc., it may feel as if individuality is temporarily suspended in […]

There is a profound beauty in angels, both in their spiritual glory and what they represent to human beings. Angels surround us here on earth. They are spiritual beings, messengers of God sent to watch over us, guide us, pray […]

Catholics are devoted to their saints. The saints provide valuable intercession to prayers and therefore, are often called upon for additional aid. They signify hope in times of despair and hopelessness. Not only for their faithful intercession but because of the […]

I lost my mom when I was just twenty-eight years old but rest assured if the chips are down my Catholic mother comes knocking. When I am overly stressed, confused, burdened, or lost I cling to her example. It might […]

A few days ago I wrote the column… When God Cleans Your House It made me realize though divorce is definitely about significant losses, I now see it as just life re-arranged. And guess what? I love my life now! […]

Let’s be honest, pretty much any individual who has experienced the horrors of a broken relationship has at some point felt like a victim. And divorce is about as broken as a relationship can get. Therefore, even those who admirably […]

In church last week the priest spoke of suffering. He cautioned us – Do not become armchair Catholics – suffering is intuitive to this thing we call living. There is no question my faith has gotten me through this difficult divorce and […]

This is a hard one. We tell ourselves that bad things happen for a reason – until they happen to us. We can take the ‘little’ bad stuff but the ‘big’ bad – not so much. It’s not that we […]

Very few people know this about me, even my closest friends. I just never told them even back then. When I was just twenty-three years old and newly engaged, I said a prayer. I asked God to give me a […]

Long before my divorce, I first had to face the demise of my marriage. I have a great girlfriend who fortunately was there at the time to set me straight. In true victim fashion, I bemoaned my loss. Why me? […]