Did someone say something about a conference?

Oh, that’s right. I did. When I said that Hallie and I are hosting one this summer. Contrary to how it may seem since neither of us have mentioned it recently, we haven’t forgotten about it or blocked it out of our minds as a sanity-preservation technique. We’ve actually been doing a lot of work… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes Friday, Thanksgiving slackin’ edition

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Yesterday was everything Thanksgiving should be. We spent the day with our parents and my 99-year-old grandfather, and enjoyed an amazing feast that was neither prepared nor cleaned up by me. We talked and sipped wine with football on the television and a fire pit crackling outside, and the kids ate their weight in pie…. [Continue Reading]

The Our Father, one word at a time

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Back in 2011, a bunch of wonderful writers gathered here to reflect on the Lord’s Prayer, one word at a time. It turned out even better than I could have imagined, and these beautiful posts continue to provide me with a feast of food for thought. Since I know that many folks weren’t reading back… [Continue Reading]

Praying for the Philippines

I’m blessed to have many sweet and wonderful readers from the Philippines, so I wanted to let you all know that you have many, many prayers coming your way from across the ocean. Our whole church prayed for you at Mass today, and we’ll be continuing to lift you up to the Lord as you… [Continue Reading]

The Facebook-free life

Lately I’ve had a flood of es from friends and acquaintances who are thinking of getting off of , and want to hear my perspective as someone who has never had an account. Joe and I set up a page for Conversion Diary through his account for the convenience of readers who prefer to follow… [Continue Reading]

Indeed, mama knows

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It’s been too long since we’ve talked about an undiscovered gem. Let me remedy that by telling you about a new favorite corner of the internet, a blog called Mama Knows, Honeychild. I have this habit of throwing blogs onto my Feedly account very quickly. I see something that los good, click that little plus… [Continue Reading]