Real Talk

How to Kick Self Conscious Feelings to the Curb AND Serve Your Neighbor AT THE SAME TIME!

I don’t love this picture of me. Immediately all the things I don’t like about myself jump out at me. It’s the EXACT same thing that happens when I go some place that brings out my inner 13 year old. Do you know what I’m talking about? Those places where you feel all the eyes staring… Continue reading How to Kick Self Conscious Feelings to the Curb AND Serve Your Neighbor AT THE SAME TIME!

Faith

Sunday Gospel Reflection

In today’s gospel (Matthew 25: 14-30) Jesus tells the parable of the man who is going on a journey and leaves his treasure with his servants. With one he leaves 5 “talents” and with another 2 and with the last he leaves 1. Two of the servants go out into the world and use their… Continue reading Sunday Gospel Reflection

Faith

A Stranger Taught Me to Find God

There is this woman I do not know. She has young children and a husband and she is my age. And, she has cancer. She writes a blog, but not just any blog. A blog that is written FOR something. Not the kind that has links to shop or tutorials to watch. She has a… Continue reading A Stranger Taught Me to Find God

Books, Faith

From Atheist to Catholic: My Conversion

I grew up "Catholic." Catholic is in quotes because I'm not sure that the Church would agree that what I was doing (or, more accurately, what I was not doing) was Catholic at all. I received the sacraments and went to mass only because I attended a Catholic school where those things were part of our curriculum. I… Continue reading From Atheist to Catholic: My Conversion

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Faith

God’s Will For Today

I've been up since 3 AM with Maria. That girl just wasn't tired any more. I brewed my coffee, grabbed my prayer journal and plopped myself down on the couch. "I guess today starts at 3 AM. Ok. I'm gonna need coffee. And Jesus." I have a few sick kids and a husband who won't… Continue reading God’s Will For Today