June 2, 2019

Why? Why? Why?

In 2016, I was having a rough week leading up to Mother's Day. Unfortunately, I was heading down into a dark place because I was focusing too much on the pain and confusion. I kept asking God "why?" all week and the more you ask "why" the harder it is to...

April 2, 2019

 Original Source: The Art of Catholic Podcast - In this episode Matthew Leonard interviews Jeff Cavins. Press the blue"click here to listen now" button below to listen to the podcast. 

You can have all the money in the world, but you can’t buy suffering insurance....

February 8, 2019

We are created by God with the ability and urge to cry when our emotions move us, so shedding tears must be an important part of being a human being.

Emotional tears are a response which only humans are capable of, for only people can weep. All animals that live in air...

February 1, 2019

I was thinking about some of the different types of suffering and crosses that people carry. There are so many! There are crosses of illness - physical, psychological, emotional, etc.; crosses of gender identity crisis; addiction, loneliness, grief, bereavement and los...

January 26, 2019

 My Son's Funeral

10 months & 19 days since you passed into eternal life on October 15, 2015.

I have learned that it is God's desire to gather together all of the suffering from grieving hearts and use it as a force for good. Here is a way that God has taught me to allow...

January 18, 2019

She struggled in life.  She committed suicide.  But there’s still hope!

Every one of us has known someone who took his or her own life, or someone whose life was affected by the suicide of a loved one. It’s so difficult to face this reality, and often people d...