Melanie Jean Juneau

Melanie Jean Juneau

Melanie Jean Juneau serves as the Editor in Chief of Catholic Stand. She is a mother of nine children who has edited her kid's university term papers for over a decade. She blogs at the joy of nine9 and mother of nine9. Her writing is humorous and heart warming; thoughtful and thought-provoking. Part of her call and her witness is to write the truth about children, family, marriage and the sacredness of life. Melanie is the administrator of ACWB, a columnist at CatholicLane, CatholicStand, Catholic365, CAPC, author of Echoes of the Divine and Oopsy Daisy, and coauthor of Love Rebel: Reclaiming Motherhood

Articles Melanie Jean has Published
Discovering Our Vocation in a Complex, Messy World
Discovering Our Vocation in a Complex, Messy World

It has never been easy to discern a vocation, but it is especially difficult for people in the current milieu because modern society is complex and messy. Yet it is precisely in the complexity and messiness »

It has never been easy to discern a vocation, but it is especially difficult for people in the current milieu because modern society is complex and messy. Yet it is precisely in the complexity and messiness where some of the most important answers in life are found. The good news is that no matter how confused we feel, our own unique purpose in life lies deep within our own soul: "Discovering vocation..

Melanie Jean Juneau · 2 days ago

Melanie Jean Juneau · 2 days ago

Boredom Nurtures Spirituality and Creativity
Boredom Nurtures Spirituality and Creativity

People, from infants to the elderly, thrive spiritually when they have enough free time to relax, create, and pray. We all need unscheduled time, time to be bored in a positive sense because boredom can »

People, from infants to the elderly, thrive spiritually when they have enough free time to relax, create, and pray. We all need unscheduled time, time to be bored in a positive sense because boredom can the birthplace of authentic spirituality and creativity. Self- obsessed business is often a superficial way of trying to obtain a sense of meaning and worth on our own, without God. When we refrain..

Melanie Jean Juneau · 3 days ago

Melanie Jean Juneau · 3 days ago

Pray, Listen, Then Write
Pray, Listen, Then Write

Some Christian authors write as if they belong to a Church Beleaguered, not the Church Triumphant. Articles tend to be either defensive or angry attacks against adversaries. Many religious writers retreat, »

Some Christian authors write as if they belong to a Church Beleaguered, not the Church Triumphant. Articles tend to be either defensive or angry attacks against adversaries. Many religious writers retreat, focusing only on like-minded souls, writing for a small, mutual admiration society. The rest are tempted to quit when it seems like the world is wearing a spiritual blindfold. In an online conversation..

Melanie Jean Juneau · March 18th, 2018

Melanie Jean Juneau · March 18th, 2018

Catholicism Is, Most Importantly, An Experiential Faith
Catholicism Is, Most Importantly, An Experiential Faith

The biggest stumbling block to Life in Christ is fear. Many Catholics are leery of any inner, spiritual revelations from their Heavenly Father because they are afraid of being deceived. However, fear of »

The biggest stumbling block to Life in Christ is fear. Many Catholics are leery of any inner, spiritual revelations from their Heavenly Father because they are afraid of being deceived. However, fear of the devil cannot be stronger than our trust in God's ability to keep us safe or we will miss out on the fullness of life in Christ which is available to us. Fear of Deception A Catholic, baptized into..

Melanie Jean Juneau · February 23rd, 2018

Melanie Jean Juneau · February 23rd, 2018