Category Archives: Family & Faith Matters

A Real Eye-Opener: Bullying with Pellet Guns

When you let your kids go outside to play on a pleasant spring afternoon, you never imagine that you’ll be wrapping up the day’s events with a phone call to the local police department.  Unfortunately for us though, that’s how … Continue reading

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Liberty Alert: Companies Make Small Gains in Fight Against HHS Birth Control Mandate

I had hoped to get this post out on Ash Wednesday.  I thought the timing would have been appropriate.  Since it didn’t work out that way though, I thought, “Better late than never!” On Tuesday, Grote Industries, a vehicle lighting … Continue reading

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When Your Vocation Isn’t “In Style”

Never in my life have I questioned my vocation.  Even as a small child, I knew that before anything else, I was called by God to be a mother.  I take that charge very seriously, and I’m completely confused by … Continue reading

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Kids Left in Cars — It’s Not What You Think

With the record-breaking heat that’s accompanied this year’s drought in Indiana, tales of kids being left in hot cars have become all too common.  Whether accidentally or intentionally, toddlers and infants are dying because they’re being left in the stifling … Continue reading

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Forced to Choose — Catholic or American?

My faith is the foundation on which I’ve built my life and my family.  Until recently, I felt lucky to live in a country where I didn’t have to fear exercising my faith as a Catholic Christian.  As my priest … Continue reading

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Liberty Alert: Government to Get Between Parents and Kids on Family Farms

I’ve seen a lot of crazy things lately, but this one takes the cake! Just yesterday, a fan on the Claiming Liberty Facebook page was sharing what she’d heard about rule changes in the US Department of Labor.  Then I … Continue reading

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Meeting Christ as Henryville/Marysville Recovery Begins

Severe storms plagued Indiana last Friday.  My family was lucky; our area suffered no damage.  But in southern Indiana, lives were changed forever.  According to the news, Marysville is “gone”; Henryville was also devastated.  How, then, you might wonder, does … Continue reading

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Restating the Obvious: Children Are Sponges

I happened to be in my office when the big kids came home from school yesterday.  My 6-year-old son came into the office and asked, “Can we play outside?” Assuring him that he could play outside after his chores were … Continue reading

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Liberty Alert: Protecting Preschoolers By Feeding Chicken Nuggets?

A couple of years ago, I thought I’d seen it all when I read about children being forbade from bringing home-packed lunches to school.  Boy, was I wrong though.  This little jewel of government-sanctioned insanity has to take the blue … Continue reading

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