I feel like every time you step into a cathedral there is something that always seems to take your breath away. The awe-inspiring statues, the holy vibes, the architectural details, all the way to the stain glass windows. It’s one of Catholicism’s greatest wonders. You’ll find this beautiful cathedral downtown Lafayette, La.  It’s called The Cathedral of St. John The…

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I love watching Mother Angelica Classics Live on EWTN. You can find her on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. central time. She is my favorite of favorites! There was an episode where she was talking about Heaven’s angels and it’s always stuck with me. “The most important things can’t be seen with the eye. Ideas can’t be seen. Love can’t…

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I was raised by excellent cooks. My parents love cooking! I grew up on my dads ritual preparation of Bar-B-Que chicken and fried catfish, followed by an excellent side dish of homemade mac and cheese my mom would make to follow. Her famous seven layer delight would top off an afternoon of quality time well spent. Along with these memories…

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I grew up laughing, joking, and giggling on most days with my parents. Life was good. Fast forward 32 years later …. Every morning I wake up, fix the cup of coffee, pour in the cream, and add the sugar. This is about the extent I care to “adult” now a day. You see, I didn’t realize how badly I…

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Here is a DIY to teach and explain cancer to a child. What you will need: 1 white table-cloth Markers Play Dough I started by tracing his body on a table cloth. He really enjoyed this. He kept saying, “mom don’t mark on me, and then ended it by saying, “wow look how huge my hands are”. – sorry I’m…

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This past weekend my mother and I shared a mother/daughter trip. My family and I have always loved the outdoors. I know I carry the zest for what the outdoor world provides as my parents do, I just wish I could carry a green thumb as they always have. I find the outdoors to be a simplistic beauty since I…

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