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Prayers of a Catholic Single Mom

Praying Single Mom

In a scene from the movie The War Room Miss Clara (Karen Abercrombie) asks Elizabeth (Priscilla Shirer) to describe her faith. Elizabeth says she’s like “most people” with faith that is neither red hot nor ice cold, but  lukewarm. At this point, Miss Clara hands Elizabeth a cup of lukewarm coffee which Elizabeth almost spits out. The point is well made. It also hits home. Had…

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So Perturbed & Deeply Troubled, Jesus Lets Death Happen…

Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead

So. One little word, SO much meaning. So. “So what?” shows total indifference and may make you want to shake your preteen. “So who cares?” shows disguised heartbreak and may make you want to hug your wounded child. “So big deal!” shows arrogant defiance and may make you want to throw in the parenting towel altogether. Sometimes though, so simply…

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Things A Catholic Single Mom Says in Confessession

It’s amazing the things you’ll tell a girlfriend or post on social media or write about in a secret diary your kids might find one day that you won’t say aloud in the confessional. Maybe this post should be titled, “Things a Catholic Single Mom Won’t Say in Confession!” I wasn’t a big fan of…

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