Faith, Real Talk

My Faith is NOT Unwavering

My faith is NOT unwavering. There, I said it. Four years ago I was a full blown atheist who thought believers were either a) lying about believing or b) dumb as rocks. What does that have to do with my faith? ALOT. I was a non-believer for so long that I still have moments when… Continue reading My Faith is NOT Unwavering

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How to Understand Mary & Learn From Her (especially if it feels weird or hard)

Here's something Catholics are not supposed to say: I don't really feel close to Mary and, on top of that, it feels weird to me to revere here. I'm not supposed to say that, but it's exactly how I feel. I know so many Catholics feel like they just click with the saints and Mary,… Continue reading How to Understand Mary & Learn From Her (especially if it feels weird or hard)

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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!

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Prayerbook Giveaway: When You’re Not Praying

It’s so taboo to talk about not praying in the Christian community for some reason, but, let’s be honest: sometimes we don’t pray, right? We don’t pray because we don't know how to, don’t want to, it feels pointless, we forget, we don’t think we have time, etc. If you’re not praying or if you… Continue reading Prayerbook Giveaway: When You’re Not Praying