Single Women: Do You Need Some Lemon Sorbet?

Recently I was talking to a friend who had dated a guy for a long time and finally decided to break up.  He was “not ready to commit” and didn’t know if he’d ever be ready to commit.  He had … Continue reading

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I Will Make You Fishers of Men

My father’s favorite hobby was bluefishing.  I can still remember him leaving our Brooklyn apartment late at night to go to Sheepshead Bay where he’d get on a boat and fish until dawn.  I didn’t like what followed very much: … Continue reading

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Letters From My Father

About a month ago our basement flooded and I was forced to do the long overdue task of sorting through some boxes I’ve moved around with me since college.  I wanted to see the extent of the water damage and … Continue reading

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What’s Your Assignment?

When Mary was a teenager, she received an assignment.  She was going about her life, engaged to a man, with a picture in her mind of what her life would be like, when an angel of the Lord came to … Continue reading

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Counting it all Joy

There’s an advantage to being an “older mom”: meaning, being in my late forties with small children.  With few exceptions, most of my peers are attending their children’s high school graduations, or welcoming college age kids home for the summer.  … Continue reading

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