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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…


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…


Go, Love Your Family

Yesterday was the feast day of Mother Teresa and my Social Media feeds were filled with inspiration and advice from her time on earth.  God lived in her so evidently that even now, hearing her words, I hear the voice 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…


My Little Mary Garden

The whole earth is full of her glory, especially among Christians, by whom she is taken as the protector of many kingdoms, provinces, dioceses, and cities. Many cathedrals are consecrated to God under her name. There is not a church Read more…


Jane Frances De Chantal

Should you fall even fifty times a day, never on any account should that surprise or worry you. Instead, ever so gently set your heart back in the right direction and practice the opposite virtue, all the time speaking words Read more…


St. Catherine Laboure

“I knew nothing, I was nothing. For this reason God picked me out.” St. Catherine Laboure I was scrolling Instagram this morning and was pleased to come across a story about St. Catherine Laboure. She is the reason that the Read more…


Our Lady

Blessed Mother you are the great highway to heaven, stretching out across the hills and valleys to make the way straight and smooth on our journey home to your son – A Year With Mary pg 10 It is said, Read more…


St. Augustine of Hippo

The only pleasure one gets from doing something that is evil is in knowing that it is evil… that pleasure is fleeting, for it soon grows tiresome and commonplace. -St. Augustine I finished St. Augustine’s Confessions late last year. It Read more…


St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony of Padua Consider everyday as a new beginning, the first day of your life, and always act with the same fervor. Happy is the man whose words come from the Holy Spirit and not from himself. This weeks Read more…