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
Theology of the Body: From Insanity Into Reality
Theology of the Body: From Insanity Into Reality

After interviewing Bill Donaghy from The Theology of the Body Institute about their upcoming Congress this September, I was filled with hope and joy for the Church. Bill lives out the core values of the »

After interviewing Bill Donaghy from The Theology of the Body Institute about their upcoming Congress this September, I was filled with hope and joy for the Church. Bill lives out the core values of the gospel without pretention, probably because he is married with four children and is submerged in" the beautiful mess" of family life. One of his favorite quotes illustrates a profound grasp of what..

Melanie Jean Juneau · November 29th, 2017

Melanie Jean Juneau · November 29th, 2017

Mystical Union Is Not a Fairytale — It’s
Mystical Union Is Not a Fairytale — It’s Child’s Play

A simple spiritual life was real, is possible. I witnessed an excellent example, a spiritual epiphany in a brilliant young friend who said he was a confirmed atheist. Although, when I asked Davin what »

A simple spiritual life was real, is possible. I witnessed an excellent example, a spiritual epiphany in a brilliant young friend who said he was a confirmed atheist. Although, when I asked Davin what he had read on spirituality or Christianity, he simply replied, "The library!" One day, while attending a small group, we were praying as Davin relaxed on the margins, supposedly just observing. Suddenly,..

Melanie Jean Juneau · November 10th, 2017

Melanie Jean Juneau · November 10th, 2017

Stressed, Battling Anxiety? No More Mental Kung-Fu
Stressed, Battling Anxiety? No More Mental Kung-Fu

Anxiety makes us ill in body, mind, and spirit. It can be ingrained in our nature from the moment we are born because of original sin. Babies are not simply empty slates; they are complex little people »

Anxiety makes us ill in body, mind, and spirit. It can be ingrained in our nature from the moment we are born because of original sin. Babies are not simply empty slates; they are complex little people who just happen to be preverbal. Babies are born with more than simply inherited physical characteristics but personalities and even inherited blessings and curses passed down through the generations...

Melanie Jean Juneau · September 3rd, 2017

Melanie Jean Juneau · September 3rd, 2017

Struggling To Hear God? Try Colouring
Struggling To Hear God? Try Colouring

I recently spoke on the phone with Tara. M. Owens, CSD, MTS, the author of At Play In God's Creation- an illuminating coloring book. This book is not a fluffy bit of New Age nonsense but based on Tara's »

I recently spoke on the phone with Tara. M. Owens, CSD, MTS, the author of At Play In God's Creation- an illuminating coloring book. This book is not a fluffy bit of New Age nonsense but based on Tara's profound grasp of both traditional, Catholic spirituality and human nature. She has learned exactly how to help people be in the moment where they can meet God. Even after quickly scanning the book,..

Melanie Jean Juneau · August 28th, 2017

Melanie Jean Juneau · August 28th, 2017