I, like many of you, were saddened by the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report released this past week mere days after the resignation of Cardinal McCarrick. After picking my jaw up off the floor (and I only read some of the report) I felt my sadness turn to anger; that anger turn to shame. The shame… Continue reading On Scandal
It starts innocently enough– you see a family taking an evening stroll, walking into the pews at church, or whizzing around the grocery store. Then something in your brain immediately clicks– cute child/baby = must hug/grab/poke, touch. Dude, don’t touch my kid. I’m not sure what it is that makes you think it’s okay to… Continue reading Dude, don’t touch my kid.
Dear Winston, One whole year around the sun with you, sweet boy! Today you ate your first cookie and got vanilla yogurt instead of plain yogurt. Your family sure knows how to party!😅 I remember when everyone left us alone, just an hour after your birth—no alarms, no nurses running in and out, no fear… Continue reading On Winston’s 1st Birthday
Yesterday’s surgery truly marked the end of an era; the end of Brennan’s kidney-babyhood. Brennan was in good spirits despite fasting for 12 hours and actually drove his Cozy-Car right back into the OR. After seven hours of waiting, his surgeon called us back to give us the best possible news—everything had gone according to… Continue reading #kidneybaby: end of an era
Joy comes in the morning. We hear this cliché time and time again. But what happens when we wake up to find that our clouds cover the sun and our proverbial lamp is out of oil? The sun does not always come out tomorrow. And that’s okay because joy comes in the mourning. Everyone always… Continue reading On Fiat
Last week I had the privilege of screening the movie Wraith before it is released on VOD/Blu-Ray on May 8th. It is a first-of-its kind film that intertwines the Pro-Life movement into the horror/thriller film scene. When I was approached to view the film, I must say I was a bit skeptical. Most thrillers are… Continue reading On ‘Wraith’
Dear Brennan, Today you are two! Every day with you proves to be a new adventure and we are so thrilled to be on it with you. To recap: you had two surgeries this year–we were able to take down 2/3 of your holes! We are slowing closing in on your tenth and final surgery… Continue reading On Brennan’s 2nd Birthday