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Stoker: Its Light Can Be Here on Earth

“She is one of God’s women, fashioned by His own hand to show us men and other women that there is a heaven where we can enter, and that its light can be here on earth. 30 more words


I Cried

As a minister I love officiating weddings; especially when I know the couple and have invested in their lives. So to have the opportunity to officiate my daughter’s wedding was a special treat for me. 289 more words


5 Tips to Avoid Burnout

My alarm went off at 4:40 this morning. The last thing I wanted to do was get up and run. Don’t get me wrong. I love to run, and I am actually enjoying training for my first half marathon. 928 more words


A Sexy Green Dragon and an Old Black and White

Dear Friends,
A bulletin board hangs in my kitchen. It supports a collection of photos spanning a few generations. This morning, while tidying up (I must speak with the house elf) my mom’s sorority picture caught my eye. 201 more words


Tackle With Love, Son

Dear Friends,
The big son decided this year he’d like to give football a try. He’s a gentle soul by nature – a pacifist at heart – but, he’s discovered a love for mannish sports. 226 more words


Pope Francis' Trip to Philly Could Change Conversations on Family Life

Pope Francis is (most likely) coming to Philadelphia in 2015 and many Catholics are already offering their welcome to him, as well as an invitation to advance LGBT acceptance in the church. 783 more words


How to Build Up Your Child's Self Esteem

Let’s face it. Our lives are hectic. Sometimes we feel like our parenting skills are on autopilot. It’s during those times when we tend to focus on the negative instead of the positive. 576 more words