Meaningful Reads

Book Review: Know Who You Are. Live Like It Matters.

Book Review: Know Who You Are. Live Like It Matters.

The following review was written by my 13-year-old daughter: “I absolutely love this book! It had some quotes that I have copied and put on my notebook covers.  He [Tim Tebow] has a lot of funny stories, which makes it fun to read.  It helped, and […]

My Ministry of Motherhood

My Ministry of Motherhood

 I recently revealed on my Quintessential Family blog that I finally bought a copy of Sally Clarkson’s The Ministry of Motherhood, a book that had long been on my wish list. Designed as a 6-week study, which can be taken as lightly as an inspiring read […]

The Ancient Path

The Ancient Path

The Ancient Path: Old Lessons from the Church Fathers for a New Life Today  by John Michael Talbot A few months back, I posted my initial thoughts about this book: I am not quite half-way through this book, but The Ancient Path is clearly a gift to […]

Why Be Catholic?

Why Be Catholic?

I spent a good majority of this year’s Lenten season reflecting on the question, “Why Be Catholic?” It wasn’t just because I had a book review* due, which I do, but because the question was (and still is) at the epicenter of MY decision to convert […]

When Mother Reads Aloud

When Mother Reads Aloud

When Mother reads aloud the past Seems real as every day; I hear the tramp of armies vast, I see the spears and lances cast, I join the thrilling fray; Brave knights and ladies fair and proud I meet when Mother reads aloud. When Mother […]