The Role of Women in Families and Society
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The Role of Women in Families and Society

Written in 1995, Pope St. John Paul II’s Letter to Women is a significant document in understanding the role of women in families and society. While brief, the letter addresses all women in gratitude for their gifts, talents, and feminine genius which provides depth to culture.  We are seeing a gentle push for women to…

Building Confidence Through Stages of Childhood Development
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Building Confidence Through Stages of Childhood Development

As a parent, you can begin building confidence in your child by understanding the four stages of development and assigning appropriate tasks at each stage. According to the renowned psychologist Jean Piaget, there are four stages of childhood development. Knowing these stages can help you parent your children in a way that fosters love and…

Does Music Affect the Heart?
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Does Music Affect the Heart?

Many studies show the benefit music has on the brain. It encourages higher order thinking, increases positive moods, develops more connections in the brain which strengthens memory, and so much more. While it is clear that music is good to incorporate for mental health, how does music affect the heart whether spiritually or emotionally? “We…

5 Quotes on Forgiveness
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5 Quotes on Forgiveness

In the month of March, we’d like to focus on the power of forgiveness whether that is forgiving others or being forgiven. Through the practice of forgiveness, we can see how it has a great influence on our relationships with family members, friends, and colleagues. To seek forgiveness is a humbling experience, and forgiving wrongdoings…