Struggling with My Faith

  Challenges Women Face February 17, 2017 Dear Julie, I’m writing because I’m dealing with the loss of my father-in-law. It’s been a tremendous loss for my family. My husband is absolutely overwhelmed with grief. It was a very sudden and unexpected passing. My husband was the closest to his father out of the three siblings. His siblings didn’t have a relationship with their father,... read more

Can’t Stop Crying

  Challenges Women Face May 27, 2016 Dear Julie: Don’t know where to start. My fiance was killed in a car accident 6 years ago. I have been on disability for an eye problem. To mask the pain of my loss, I went to school and got my Associates degree. Now at 51, I can’t find a job. I’m feeling extremely lonely and depressed. I don’t get enough money each month to cover my bills, so I... read more


  Challenges Women Face May 24, 2016 Dear Julie: My husband and I were married for 15 years and built a successful family-run business. We were 2 families put together. Our marriage wasn’t perfect but we were happy. Then a few years ago we had several tragedies within weeks of each other. We lost a grandchild and a grown child. We both fell apart in different ways. I shut down completely, he turned... read more

Missing My Son

Facing Our Challenges Head-On! November 27, 2015 Dear Julie: I wish to remain anonymous please…here’s my question- 13 months ago my 15 yr old son passed away- my priest assured me he is in heaven which gives me comfort. But there are sooo many people who claim to get signs form loved ones- feathers, seeing a cardinal, etc. How could people possibly be in heaven AND here to send signs? I have... read more

A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 89:48

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”    Psalm 89:48 “What man can live and not see death, or save himself from the power of the grave?  Selah.” Meditation I don’t have any difficulty answering this... read more

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