The Holy Souls in Purgatory

The Holy Souls in Purgatory

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   I’ve been a in a big purgatory place since Advent. As a former Protestant, I didn’t know a lot about purgatory. Then once I knew about it, I kind of left it in the background....
What Kind of Lent Are You Having?

What Kind of Lent Are You Having?

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   I’ve been Catholic for almost 8 years now and so I’ve been through a few Lenten seasons. I’ve noticed that there are a few different flavors of Lent that I have experience. No...
Overcoming Addiction, Accidentally

Overcoming Addiction, Accidentally

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   I think one of the biggest challenges for Americans these days is that we’re actively addicted to things that we don’t realize we’re addicted to. Our lives are largely without...
Lent Is Supposed to be Painful

Lent Is Supposed to be Painful

Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! I must admit, I’ve been struggling with how much Lent noise there has been on the internet for the last two weeks. I feel like I normally prepare my heart for Lent on the Sunday before Ash...
Seeking the Kingdom of Happiness

Seeking the Kingdom of Happiness

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   One of my favorite things to do with Coffee & Pearls is to find material that you’re probably not reading, put a Catholic twist on it and share it with all of you! I...
Five Second Rule

Five Second Rule

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   Most days I wake up knowing what I’m going to tackle. I thought about it the night before. I might have even made a list of what was to come. I also try to take a few moments...
Blew My 2018 Goals Already

Blew My 2018 Goals Already

Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! At the end of December, I launched the Catholics Crush Goals course. It was amazing! More than 300 people joined the program and so many wonderful conversations came out of it. I was really...

When We Were Eve

Colleen Mitchell has written a new book! It’s called When We Were Eve and it’s pretty much what you’d expect. Lovely, heart-wrenching, uncomfortable and yet comforting at the same time. I’ll be honest, I didn’t want to read it. I...
Our Family’s Number One Rule

Our Family’s Number One Rule

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   The number one rule in my house is: obey. That’s it. Everything else falls under that rule. I don’t expect my children to magically know what needs to be done around the house...
How to be Catholic with no Traditions

How to be Catholic with no Traditions

Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! Alright, it’s no secret I didn’t grow up Catholic. When I finally came into the Church at Easter vigil 2010, I had no idea just what I was stepping into. I thought I knew, but I really...