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Lessons from Darth Vader

Several years ago, we introduced our (now) 7 year old to the REAL Star Wars (episodes IV-VI). If you want, we can talk about my issues with I-III another time…. Star Wars is cheesy. Star Wars is fun. And, surprise!!! Star Wars is kinda deep, ya’ll. Star Wars was a huge part of my growing […]

Converting to Catholicism Series: “That they may be one”

This is the second post in the Converting to Catholicism Series I am doing here at Frogging It. You can view the first post in the series here: Where Jesus Is! If you have any questions, please feel free to comment or e-mail me.  In my journey toward Catholicism, one of the things that always […]

Converting to Catholicism Series: Where Jesus Is

My Husband and I joined the Catholic Church in 2007. We both came from protestant backgrounds, both appreciated the upbringing we had, and both felt that becoming Catholic was the natural destination of our faith. The more we studied the scripture and followed our beliefs to their logical end, the more arrows we found pointing […]

Streams in the Desert: Thoughts on Lent

I have not always been Catholic. And I haven’t always observed Lent, so when my husband and I became Catholic in 2007, this was all new and unfamiliar. I thought it was cool to have ashes placed on your forehead and to have different kinds of resolutions for a few weeks. From the outside, I […]

8 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Kids Catholic

Why I’m writing about this: The other day on EWTN I heard Dr. Ray (sometimes I do listen to Catholic radio, if NPR is annoying me) ask the question, “How do I keep my child Catholic?” Because I was in a hurry and had just arrived at my location, I didn’t stick around to hear […]