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
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 · one day ago

Melanie Jean Juneau · one day ago

Man-Made Spirituality versus Communion With God
Man-Made Spirituality versus Communion With God

Attendance at Mass, regular confession, spiritual exercises, fasting, and prayer are wonderful vehicles of grace but if we think pious activities alone will sanctify us, we will only appear holy on the »

Attendance at Mass, regular confession, spiritual exercises, fasting, and prayer are wonderful vehicles of grace but if we think pious activities alone will sanctify us, we will only appear holy on the outside like the Pharisees: Now, the Pharisees were not evil men; they were earnestly striving to be good and to follow the Law. Their mistake was they thought they could perfect themselves through religious..

Melanie Jean Juneau · February 11th, 2018

Melanie Jean Juneau · February 11th, 2018

Who Is REALLY The Centre of My Universe?
Who Is REALLY The Centre of My Universe?

If we are brutally honest, most Catholics must concede we view the world as if we stood at the centre of the universe with everyone and everything else revolving around us. This egocentric stance affects »

If we are brutally honest, most Catholics must concede we view the world as if we stood at the centre of the universe with everyone and everything else revolving around us. This egocentric stance affects how we think, feel, act, and pray. Even though many committed disciples have renounced a ruthless pursuit of power and money to serve God and His people, most of us still function more conscious of..

Melanie Jean Juneau · January 21st, 2018

Melanie Jean Juneau · January 21st, 2018

Find Joy In Your Deepest Wounds
Find Joy In Your Deepest Wounds

"In my deepest wound, I saw your glory and it dazzled me."- Saint Augustine. Most people assume they will automatically feel cheerful during Christmas. Not only does the Church celebrate the birth of our »

"In my deepest wound, I saw your glory and it dazzled me."- Saint Augustine. Most people assume they will automatically feel cheerful during Christmas. Not only does the Church celebrate the birth of our Saviour with joy, secular society also promotes the idea that everybody is happy during this season, bombarding us with images in the media of lighthearted people giving gifts and enjoying each other's..

Melanie Jean Juneau · December 28th, 2017

Melanie Jean Juneau · December 28th, 2017