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TrustworthyJaymie Stuart Wolfe

I love the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus. Maybe it is because the people in them always start off with worry and disbelief and end up with unshakeable faith. The Gospels recount this transformation ...

First date Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

I remember my first date because it ended with my first kiss. At the end of the movie and pizza, as we pulled into the driveway of my house, in the back seat of his mother's car, Ari C. leaned over and ...

The brewing stormJaymie Stuart Wolfe

Ironic, isn't it, that the first days of spring are full of predictions and hype about yet another snowstorm? Three significant nor'easters within two weeks were rough; we certainly do not need a fourth. ...

Mother of the Church Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

About 15 years ago, there was a whole lot of talk swirling around the possibility that Pope John Paul II might resign. It was obvious that his health was quickly declining. His speech had become weak ...

Living within your meansJaymie Stuart Wolfe

I live a very full life. I'm constantly on-the-go, over-planning, over-committing, over-doing, over-producing. Basically, I tend to be over-the-top in just about every way. That must have been more than ...

Spiritual and religious Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

A lot of people these days identify themselves as "spiritual-but-not-religious." It's almost as if those two things were mutually exclusive. In other words, our culture assumes you can choose between ...

Assemble for life!Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

The March for Life is always an uplifting and inspiring event, even though the circumstances that give rise to the march every January are anything but uplifting or inspiring. Those realities are, of ...

What are you looking for? Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Last week's Gospel reminded me of something that happened rather frequently when I was a child. My mother or grandmother would ask me to bring something to them. Usually, it was something familiar and ...