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Lessons from October

I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. L.M. Montgomery Who doesn’t love October? The changing color of the leaves and dropping temperatures ironically create a warm and cozy feeling. Cooper and I have tried to Read more…


Flaws and All

I believe God is working behind the scenes, inspiring our passions, and pushing us toward our greater purpose. I believe that our hearts are begging for permission to pursue our dreams but our minds are resisting. I also believe that Read more…


It Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect

I stumble to my little corner, eyes laden with sleep, and a heart fighting indifference and distraction. I strive to bring my best self forward to offer these little moments to God but my attempts are met with great resistance. Read more…


Empty Pursuits, Regret, and Death

Imagine you are on your death bed. The world is quickly passing you by and everything you’ve held important is going to be ripped away from you. Imagine those finals breaths you’re struggling to breathe and all the regrets consuming Read more…


Ignite Your Spiritual Life

I grew up being told that God is loving and merciful. I grew up being told that He forgives our sins and desires our love. And although I was told these things it took a long time for them to Read more…


The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

CCC 966 “Finally the Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all stain of original sin, when the course of her earthly life was finished, was taken up body and soul into heavenly glory, and exalted by the Lord as Queen over Read more…


Broken Lines

My words don’t change God They change me Small prayers poured out on paper Begging to be heard and seen He sees between The broken lines And understands the heart Behind I do not fear Being misunderstood God understands God Read more…


Fade

His eyes flutter In the in between As angels carry him Off to sleep I hold him close To my heart For moments like these Have become further apart His hands grasp my hair And a smile cracks upon his Read more…


Blessed Anna Maria Taigi

My life changed the moment I realized we are called to serve God in every state of life. No matter where we find ourselves, holiness is not just for those called to a religious vocation. Saints are not only people Read more…


Who You Are

I wanna know your beginning so I can see how far you’ve come I wanna know your struggles so I can appreciate your triumphs Show me what’s real and difficult and true Don’t hide behind the facade That’s all to Read more…