Author and blogger Becky Thompson confides, “since I’ve become a mom, I have learned that the act of caring for my husband and my children is perhaps the most selfless thing that I have been called to do. It requires so much sacrifice.”
When you hear the word “fasting,” do you automatically cringe? Do you dread Ash Wednesday or Good Friday? Or do you embrace the self-denial of fasting on those days? Ellen Gable Hrkach offers a different perspective on this traditional Lenten discipline.
Being recognized as a frequent flier at a local fast food drive-in helps Michele Faehnle re-evaluate her spending and how she is helping the poorest of the poor. With a Year of Mercy Jar project inspired by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, her family hopes to make a sacrifice of love to help children in third world countries.