Therapist Allison Ricciardi reminds us to address our clutter and then take stock of the good things in you and in your life that you want to keep and need to put in proper order.
Healing the Hearts of Fathers
Abortion is primarily viewed as a women’s issue with very few considering the effects of abortion on men.
The Season of Paradox
From the worst thing that ever happened in history—the crucifixion of the Son of God on the cross, came the best thing that ever happened in history—the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead and our salvation.
Faith: Wrapping Our Heads Around It
Faith. It may be one of the most confusing concepts to wrap our heads around and to make proper use of in our lives.
Seeking Wisdom in these Perilous Times
This has been an exceedingly difficult time for many because of all that has transpired in the past year of 2020. The fearful unknowns, unending what-ifs, sleepless nights, and nervousness from dealing with the pandemic, the lockdowns, economic crisis, mask mandates and the nationwide riots and a contentious election has led many to a sense of hopelessness and despair. Mental health issues have greatly increased as a result, becoming a graver pandemic than any virus out there.
Reconciling Divine Justice with Divine Mercy
Mercy is the preeminent quality of God. God is mercy. But God is also perfect Justice. We often think of justice as the opposite of mercy, but in reality it’s a critical component of it. Christianity is unique in that God’s mercy is shown through His justice.
The Lights of Christmas
When experiencing great loss, struggles and times of uncertainty, it is essential to adhere even more firmly onto our faith by acknowledging the goodness of our Lord. As we approach the celebration of the birth of Christ, I wanted to offer a few reflections on how the feast of Christmas lights the world and our hearts.
If I Were to Write the Story of Redemption
Allison Ricciardi, LHMC, discusses “If God had assigned you to write the story of Redemption what would you write?” and she shares her ideas.
With Joy You Will Draw Water from The Wells of Salvation
“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” I wish I came up with this wonderful saying, but it is an old saying from the days of cowboys (and cowgirls).
Prayer for the Upcoming Election
There is much at stake in the upcoming election. As Catholics, we have a responsibility to vote and to uphold the Judeo Christian values upon which our nation was founded.