Catholic convert, husband, father, Ph.D. biochemist, deacon candidate, Das Schmidt Haus head chef & cheesecake baker, Wisconsin native.
A guy gets into a cab in New York City and asks the cab driver, “How do I get to Carnegie Hall?” The cab driver replies, “Practice, practice, practice.”
Cradle Catholic, wife, mother, proud Iowan, foodie, and talk radio junkie who’s fueled by prayer and a mug of dark roast coffee by my side.
Families are called to be a “domestic church” on mission in the world. The Holy Family is a model of the domestic church, where Jesus is always present and at the center of all that happens. Before this can happen in our families today, it must first happen in our hearts.
Sure, life with small children can be messy. How do you find God in the midst of those moments? Yeah, we don’t know either, but we’re out there making the effort. Every day is full of opportunities to practice virtue, courtesy of our children. If we make it to Heaven, it will largely be their fault.