Ann Burns Articles

4 Tips for Growing in Patience

Patience is the virtue which makes us accept for love of God, generously and peacefully, everything that is displeasing to our nature, without allowing ourselves to be depressed by the sadness which easily comes over us when we meet with disagreeable things.
– Father Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen

Why Undercover Feminist, Pearl Davis, Needs Our Compassion

After the suggestions of mothering, turning houses into homes, raising children, and the like, Pearl Davis shook her head and responded, No.  “I just can’t find any data to support that there is anything women do better than men.” Andrew Klavin, with his usual wit...

The Flower Lady

Contemplating the role of the Church flower lady (aka my mom 💙)

Jacqueline Brown’s The Light: A Book Review

Who do you become when the world falls apart?

Free to Be Me

Free to Be Me

Imagine any of one these scenes: A mom resisting the dawn of her wiser years as she gets another round of botox.  A...

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