Flávia Ghelardi writes from Brazil in English and Portuguese. Today she discusses the challenges we encounter in our relationships with our parents.
Melanie Jean Juneau describes Lent as a time to get rid of the flub in our lives but only so we are able to connect more to the Heart of our Beloved, more on the people around us who are in need. Lent is not an excuse for dramatic acts of fasting by wearing sackcloth and ashes, figuratively or literally.
Marlon De La Torre asserts that by nature of our baptismal call we are called to combat our own selfish desires through humility and abandonment to God’s providence. Our actions should not contradict the Gospel but instead should be in unison with our Lord’s desires for us as His children.
Offering help seems a lot easier than accepting help. After her family’s devastating house fire, Meg Bucaro found that being vulnerable and accepting help can be an important step in our spiritual journey. We all need help eventually. What stops you from asking for help?
On the menu for CatholicMom.com’s Sunday Brunch, we have a sample of articles from the past week.