What will homeschooling look like tomorrow? Mary Ellen Barrett asked five Seton Magazine contributors for their thoughts on the future of homeschooling.Read More »
3 Ways Mother Teresa Shows Us to ‘Serve the Poor’ at Home
Emily Molitor reflects on the writings of Mother Teresa to show us how, in the role of wife and mother, we can become Mother Teresa in everyday family life.Read More »
Some Days I feel like a Great Mom… When I’m Not Tired
by Emily Molitor | Some days I feel like a great mom. Do you know those days and weeks, where your head is filled with lofty ideas and aspirations?Read More »
3 Reasons Why I Don’t Have a List for Lent
by Emily Molitor | We want to see the results of our labors, and we enjoy working hard for a tangible good. The problem is, that’s not what Lent is really about.Read More »
Why Nothing Fills Our ‘God-Shaped Hole’
by Emily Molitor | Do you ever feel like you are the neediest person on earth? Do you look for things to “fill” you every day? If so, perhaps you are like the rest of us.Read More »
A Spirit of Hope: How to Thrive in a Culture of Despair
by Emily Molitor | We live in a society that is anti-hope. We are bombarded by stories of death and despair, rather than stories of hope.Read More »
How Time Off on Holidays Teaches Us about Renewing Relationships
by Emily Molitor | Christmas break is a special and unique time together. College students return home, husbands take off work, and the grandparents come to town.Read More »
A Homeschool Mom with Free Time Online: Am I Addicted or Inspired?
by Emily Molitor | My first instinct is to the wonderful world of inspiring blogs, online shopping, and pages and pages of recipes and crafts.Read More »
Creating by Hand: What We can Learn this Advent through Family Crafts
by Emily Molitor | Growing up in a large family, this time of waiting meant baking cookies, reading books, and creating crafts.Read More »
Cleaning House & Cleaning Soul: A Little Daily Effort Pays Off!
by Emily Molitor | Cleaning my house and cleaning my soul can be a useful analogy for me as a housewife.Read More »
Showing Mercy: How to Become More Christ-Like by Simple Acts of Mercy
by Emily Molitor | The Good Samaritan parable gives us an example of how to show pity, or mercy, to our fellow human beings.Read More »
Does Complaining Rob us of Joy?
by Emily Molitor | The easy answer seems to be yes. For when we fall into a pattern of complaining, it can quickly become interior as well as exterior.Read More »
Rejoicing in Our Children: 3 Ideas For A More Fulfilling Motherhood
by Emily Molitor | What does it mean to rejoice in our children? How do we rejoice, revel in, the vocation of motherhood?Read More »
Why I Hope to Homeschool My Family
by Emily Molitor | I don’t know how my life or my family relationships would be different today had my parents not made the decision to homeschool,Read More »
How Humility Shows Us We Need Others
by Emily Molitor | Joyful humility requires that we oftentimes accept our need for dependence on others. I recently experienced my need of support...Read More »
We Need Grandparents… Especially our Kids.
Emily Molitor believes that involving grandparents and children together teaches incredible life lessons. Turns out, we need them more than they need us.Read More »
Each Day is Forever: Are You Living With an Eternal Mindset?
by Emily Molitor | Our days are eternal. Yes, you and I will live forever in heaven, but have we ever reflected upon the fact that not only are our heavenly days eternal, but that the moments we are living here and now will live forever in the mind of God, and therefore live on in eternity?Read More »
How to Respond to Tragedy in a Spirit of Hope
by Emily Molitor | All that I offer, I give to Jesus. What does this entail? The cry of a widow over her murdered husband of one year? The agony of a mother by the bedside of her dying child? Opening the newspaper or checking my Facebook newsfeed reminds me daily: surely the world is one of suffering. Each way I turn I meet with a story of suffering, and I struggle not to become overwhelmed by fear and discouragement.Read More »