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Missing the gloryJaymie Stuart Wolfe

It's hard to believe that Advent has rolled around again. But it seems to feel that way every year. It's always nice to see the violet and pink candles of the wreath be lighted in turn week after week. ...

Signs of the times Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Despite the fact that it's not a big election year, if you drive along the residential streets of any city or town, you'll notice a growing proliferation of yard signs. Most are variations on a popular ...

True ReformationJaymie Stuart Wolfe

It's been 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of Wittenburg Castle (or simply mailed them to the archbishop, as more recent scholarship suggests). Five hundred years of separation. ...

Winter on my mind Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

I love October. The temperatures aren't quite so hot, but the sun still shines warm. The trees are ablaze with color, and the swirling wind carries stowaway leaves from the highest branches to the ground. ...

Reasons for the rosaryJaymie Stuart Wolfe

One of the best things about editing Catholic books is that I usually end up being assigned to projects I need to read myself. I can't tell you how many times something I've been working on has been a ...

Waiting at the altar Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Most girls have thought about their weddings at least once or twice before they've met someone they'd ever think of marrying. In fact, a whole lot of us begin imagining our "dream weddings" long before ...

More than talkJaymie Stuart Wolfe

In the late 1960s, nothing was stable and everything was in motion. Racial injustice, the Vietnam war, and feminism mixed with a youth culture of rebellion in what many of us experienced as a societal ...

High hopes Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

In English, "hope" is a word much like "love." You can use it for just about everything. I can hope for good weather, hope to hear from a friend, hope to sell my house, hope the roast doesn't burn, and ...