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For the Young Girl Asking: Who Am I? …Be Yourself

This post is contributed by Amy Brooks, Founder of Catholics Online and Author of Prayer, Wine, Chocolate.

When I was young, I didn’t fit in with the the other girls.

Even though we had similar interests.  Even though we were in the same grade, on the same team and lived in the same neighborhood.

I was awkward.  I was a late bloomer.  I wasn’t all that attractive.

I thought I was one of the few who often felt left out.

Looking back, I realize many girls feel this way in what is now called “middle school.”

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27 Christmas Gift Ideas for Catholics (Plus a Giveaway or 3!)

This post is written by Amy Brooks, author of the blog Prayer, Wine, Chocolate, and founder of Catholics Online.

Jesus’ birthday will be here before we know it.

Our busy lives will get even busier during Advent.  We will see the busyness in our own homes and outside in the hustle and bustle of traffic patterns and crowded stores.

Most of us will do some amount of Christmas shopping.

As prayerful Catholics, it is nice to give a loved one a present that reminds the receiver of not only our love, but God’s love too. Continue reading “27 Christmas Gift Ideas for Catholics (Plus a Giveaway or 3!)”

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The Sweetest Advent Devotional for Married Couples

This post is contributed by the bloggers at HailMarry, Surprised by Marriage, and Messy Buns and Latin Chant.

The ladies of Hail Marry have just released a joint project for Advent with their Catholic Sex Q&A coauthors, Hilary and Jennifer! Waiting Together, an Advent Devotional for Catholic Married Couples. Continue reading “The Sweetest Advent Devotional for Married Couples”

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Are You Listening? A Book To Help You Hear God’s Voice In Your Life

This post is contributed by Christine Canino, Author of Spirit of Catholic Success.

Do you ever feel like your faith life is mediocre?

Like you are just going through life without really participating, just watching from the sidelines?

Do you find yourself at mass distracted by the kids, or your mind wandering to your laundry and your shopping and your dishes and your mile long list of things to do?

It is easy to fall into the trap of seeing life as mediocre, as just flying by fast and furious without much purpose or passion.

What to break free from mediocrity?
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