efranco Archive

Balancing the Cross

My husband and I are LSU fans. Not the rabid, alligator-roasting, pay-off-your-season-tickets-before-your-mortgage kind. But the faithful kind.  We had friends over to the house to watch the BCS National Championship on Monday night, and while the party was fantastic, the

Confidence

Editor’s Note: Today, as Erin Franco returns from maternity leave, we congratulate her and husband Michael and their son Gabriel on the birth of their beautiful new addition, Faith Lucia Franco. Welcome Faith — you are blessed

Radiant Faith

“Those who look to Him are radiant…” -Psalm 34:5 This is one of my favorite little Psalms. It reminds me that if I’m letting God in with all my heart, I should radiate every fruit of the Holy

A Time to Laugh

“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills.” — Audrey Hepburn I ran across this quote after a particularly stressful morning

Happily Ever After

I’ve been thinking about the phrase “happily ever after” lately. It’s a good phrase to put into perspective every once in a while. Because Happily Ever After doesn’t look very much like I thought it would when

Have Mercy

I really felt Divine Mercy Sunday this past week. Because the teachings and encouragement of John Paul II (who was beatified on Divine Mercy Sunday:) were the major force behind my conversion of faith in college. Because