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Marian Consecration

I like to imagine the Wedding Feast at Cana. I equate myself to the water, unfit for a wedding feast. Mary takes me gently to the feet of her Son. She says, “do whatever he tells you.” Somewhere along the Read more…


The Joyful Myseries

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Cooper woke up early this morning battling a cough and ear pain. We made eye contact through the blurriness of snot and tears and agreed upon an early morning movie. As we settled in on the couch beneath fuzzy blankets Read more…


My Greatest Help

What’s bringing me closer to Jesus? One year ago I watched “The Second Greatest Story Ever Told” on Formed. It was the first time I’d heard the intimate details behind the teaching of Divine Mercy. It was the first time Read more…


Following Her Footsteps

It’s a funny thing, the way He plants tiny seeds. Every where I turn I hear and see the same message. A sign of becoming more, a sign of taking that next step towards His will. I can’t ignore His Read more…


Showing Up For Prayer

This past lent I took on a difficult but worthy challenge. I was nervous to begin because the odds of me failing were very high. I tend to avoid things when I know I will fail. In this case however, Read more…


Gentle Sway

As I dug away at the dirt I wondered how many times I never tried because I was scared I’d fail. I wondered about the things I missed out on because I knew I wasn’t perfect. The moments I wasted Read more…