I brushed sand off the back of my husband’s pants as we walked up the steps to enter the little beach-community church for Mass last week. I realized I ought to do the same. We were staying
Maria Johnson responds to a friend's challenge to find God in the natural world with a reflection on her gardening adventures.
How to keep from killing your spouse in the empty nest years.
A home grown medical mission to Haiti blesses two communities, one domestic, one abroad.
María Morera Johnson grapples with a transition in her role as mother and what this new phase means for her life.
Jeremy Lin turned the basketball world upside down when he walked off the New York Knicks bench, onto the court, and did his thing. Maria Johnson reviews the movie Linsanity.
In the face of what looked like a "used up Advent," Maria Johnson finds hope in the very Person she awaits.
Maria Morera Johnson has seen "Gravity" and she's offering her take on the film and space as the perfect place for introspection.
My husband woke me up tenderly, excitement in his voice even though he was trying to be gentle and soft-spoken in the very early morning before leaving for work. He whispered that I should look along the
Wow. It’s been quite a while since I update this blog. What’s the point of doing something for pleasure if it becomes a chore — and that’s how I was looking at this little ole site for
Two copies of Pat Gohn’s wonderful new book, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood arrived in the post, and I carefully wrapped them up as gifts for the two most precious women in
I just got the first Christmas card of the season: a beautifully lit farmhouse nestled in a pristine snowy field. It reminded me of a story I heard about farmers running a rope from the house to
Acabo de recibir la primera tarjeta de Navidad: una casa en el campo iluminada y cubierta de nieve. Me recordó una historia acerca de los campesinos que ponen una soga desde la casa hasta el granero cuando
I recently had the opportunity to chat with author Liz Lantigua about her new book for youths ages 10-14, Mission Libertad. This fast-paced adventure about a young boy’s escape from the oppressive regime of communist Cuba and
Most of you are familiar with Twitter, a social media sharing site where users post brief status updates. Those status updates can be as silly as telling the world that you crave M&Ms, or as serious as