Category Archives: wellness

Young in the Spirit: Spiritual Strengthening for Seniors and Caregivers

Posted at Catholic Insight and Catholic Lane Young in the Spirit : Spiritual Strengthening for Seniors and Caregivers ISBN: 978-0-96774-495-7 125 pages, softcover $10.95 US Distributed by ACTA Publications According to Statistics Canada, the years between 2010 and 2031 will … Continue reading

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How Does the Internet Affect Your Relationships?

Also posted at Catholic Insight, catholicinsight.com There we were, my husband and I, lounging around the living room, facing each other but not looking at each other. He was transfixed on his laptop, ear buds in place, watching something on … Continue reading

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What A Wonderful World

Sometimes, the adults just need to be quiet, step aside and let the little children lead. Pray for all God’s children, including yourself. God bless your day 🙂 Deo Gratias

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Originally posted on 40 Days – 40 Ways to Faith:
Welcome to our Virtual Retreat.  May the next three minutes (or so) aid you in  your prayer journey. Click play below and adjust your volume settings to where you are comfortable. Now…

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If Only…………

We’re a peculiar bunch, we humans.  Most of us never seem to be satisfied with our lot in life.  No matter how good or how bad, we instinctively reach out for something more. As someone who wears many different hats … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions: Bl. Cardinal Newman’s Way

Most of us make and break the same New Year’s Resolutions each year:  eat less, exercise more, spend less, get out of debt…….and on and on.  My resolutions, while well-intentioned, often fall away by the end of January. This year, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From My Home To Yours

Almighty God and Father of light, a Child is born for us and a  Son is given to us.  Your eternal Word leaped down from heaven in the silent watches of the night, and now your Church is filled with … Continue reading

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Silence Amid Chaos

I attended a half-day Advent conference entitled The Silence of Mary.  The morning was a much needed retreat from the maddening rush and noise of a city caught up in pre-Christmas frenzy.  It was also the day after the horrific … Continue reading

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A Tribute To A Grand Lady

Mildred (not her real name) is about to celebrate birthday # 101.  There’s going to be a party in her honour, organized by the ladies in her coffee club.  There will be much laughter and great conversation, presided over by … Continue reading

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The Harried Woman’s Guide To Not Losing It

“How do you do it?”  That’s a question I often get asked, right up there with “what’s for dinner?”  Sometimes, especially when I’m feeling super stressed, I ask myself the same thing. Raising kids while managing a career and keeping … Continue reading

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