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The Ten-Minute Parent

Ten-minute guides, ten-minute workouts, ten-minute meals, ten-minute devotionals—the bestsellers aimed at busy people often give the impression that everything can be accomplished in ten-minutes or less. More »


In this selection from The Joy of Love (Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitita), Pope Francis offers reflections on the importance of dialogue between spouses: More »

A Family United

Here is a simple approach that can help you welcome Jesus into your home and develop greater unity in your family. More »

Healing the Father Wound

I am going to speak here about the father wound because for me this was, and for many others still is, the biggest block to experiencing intimacy with the Father, Abba. For many others it is the mother wound that is deepest. More »

Our Lady Undoer of Knots

When Pope Francis was introduced to the world, tidbits about his life and preferences began to emerge: little things, such as how he enjoyed the South American beverage mate and how he was a lifelong fan of the Saints of San Lorenzo soccer team. One article about his likes made reference to a favored devotion of his—Our Lady Undoer of Knots. The moment I read that, my internal ears perked up.
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When Life Doesn’t Go Your Way . . .

"Why?” It’s a question we all ask. We want to know why things happen. We want to grasp the meaning and purpose behind what we’re experiencing, the suffering we’re enduring, or the choice someone else makes that directly affects us.
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