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A Helpful Guide to Advent

For me, Advent is the liturgical season that seems to slip away. I may be excited and enthusiastic at the commencement of this time of...

Celebrating Mary's Birthday

September brings with it the celebration of the Blessed Mother's Birthday. For my reflection on this holy event, please check out the...

Another Dream Comes True

I am thrilled to announce that I have signed a contract with Marian Press to write a second book! I would humbly ask for your prayers as...

Preparing for Christmas with Padre Pio

During his life, Padre Pio was a modern day miracle-worker. His reputation as a spiritual guide was legendary and attracted international...

Love Him Ever More

Some books grab hold of your heart and don't seem to want to let go. I found that to be the case with Love Him Ever More: A 9-Day...

Our Lady of Hot Messes

The brilliance begins with the title: Our Lady of Hot Messes: Getting Real with God in Dive Bars and Confessionals. If that doesn't pique...

Do You Want to Be Healed?

Do You Want to Be Healed: A 10-Day Scriptural Retreat with Jesus is a wonderful resource for those yearning for peace of soul and mind....

Encountering Signs of Faith

The best spiritual books are those that make a lasting impression on you, that seem to compel you to want to change your life for the...

Check me out on GoodReads!

Please consider checking out my new book on GoodReads. With just a few clicks, you can rate the book and submit a review. Or if you have...

Joyful Encounters Now on Amazon

I am delighted to report that my new book, Joyful Encounters with Mary, is now available on Amazon. This is truly a dream come true, and...

Joyful Encounters with Mary

I am so thrilled to let you know that my first published book, Joyful Encounters with Mary: A Woman's Guide to Living the Mysteries of...

Cover Reveal!

I am so excited to share with you the cover of my new book, Joyful Encounters with Mary, which is scheduled to be released by Marian...

Let Go of Your Fear

These are trying times in which we live. Pandemics, wars, urban violence, economic troubles, and other social ills can wreak havoc on our...

Habits of Freedom

I believe there is a longing deep within the human heart for freedom. The trouble is, we humans often have a profound misunderstanding of...

Restore

Restore: A Guided Lent Journal for Prayer and Meditation is one of the best Lenten resources I have ever read. The author, Sister Miriam...

Befriending St. Joseph

I recall one time laying flowers before a statue of the Blessed Mother at my parish church. When someone suggested that St. Joseph...

The Joy of Podcasting

I am having a wonderful time hosting my monthly podcast, LifeLines Radio. We feature guests who are honoring and celebrating life in...

Mysterion

Some books are highly revelatory, revealing truths that might appear obvious, but that the reader has somehow overlooked up to this...

Abundant Mercy

I know I need to be more mindful of mercy--How to show it and how to gracefully receive it. That is probably why I found the little book...

A Much-Needed Spiritual Perspective

Every so often, I read a book that offers a spiritual perspective that is so unique it is striking. I had that experience as I pondered...