It seems, at least for the past two years, that June became a month full of heartbreak and tragedy. Now in July, ready to celebrate our nation's independence, there is a tinge of sadness that accompanies knowing that beyond the patriotic picnics and flags that solidify our identities as Americans, there is still increasing opposition … Continue reading Be the Light
"True friendship consists in mutually perfecting one another and drawing closer to God" -St. Teresa of the Andes I didn't have any Catholic friends in my adolescence. There weren't any practicing Catholics that I was aware of at my high school, and after a not-so-great youth group experience in middle school, I never integrated myself … Continue reading How College Has Changed My Faith So Far: To My Sisters in Christ
It's been a crazy year for all of us, so I want to take some time, in the middle of my stress of finals, to reflect on some of the good things that have happened/things I'm grateful for. Making it through an entire year of college without consuming any coffee Good relationships with professors Road-trips to … Continue reading Good Moments, Good Life
Modesty is a personal conviction that I started to feel called toward during my junior year of high school, but I had no idea how to go about it or what guidelines to follow. After endless Pinterest posts and modesty-focused blogs, I started looking at what I wore in a different light and made conscious decisions … Continue reading Modesty – Where to Begin?
Mary. For the longest time, I simply regarded her as a significant woman in the Bible. That's it. Even though we have a prayer dedicated to her role and intercession. It wasn't until college that I learned how deep our relationship with Mary can and should be. Our dearest Holy Mother is truly our Mom, … Continue reading Dear Mom
Do not worry. Why should we feel anxious when the Lord has provided so much for the birds and the wild flowers and the blades of grass? It is unsurprising that He will provide for us above and beyond. In Matthew 6:24-34 Jesus speaks of God's unending love and care for us and how we … Continue reading Learning to Dance in the Rain: Thunderstorms and Matthew 6:24-34