The other day, I recorded a quick live video on instagram explaining how I am mostly done with my Christmas shopping this year! I know, I know...sounds a little OCD crazy, right? I am usually pretty early on getting things done for Christmas, but this is by far the earliest I've been able to check most of the items … Continue reading Advent Haul!
I remember getting ready for my wedding day like it was yesterday. Almost every woman dreams of what this day will look like, and as the day approached, I found myself hoping that the day would stand still and that I would be able to savor every single minute of it. Things didn’t exactly go … Continue reading Preparing for the “Perfect” Wedding Day
I saw that Jen over at Into Your Will recently posted the things she's up to currently, and I thought it was such a good idea! Sharing today what's lately been in my life, on my mind, and in my heart! Reading The Grace of Enough: Pursuing Less and Living More in a Throwaway Culture by Haley … Continue reading Currently (Volume 1)
Have you ever gotten sick of confessing the same sin over and over again? I have. There was a time in my life when I was going to Confession on a monthly basis for the same exact sin. It was exhausting. Even though I always left feeling grateful for the forgiveness of my sins, the … Continue reading The Battle Sin Wages and the Gift of the Confessional
Do you have a designated spot for prayer? A few years ago I read about the importance of finding a regular meeting spot for prayer and I really fell in love with the idea. Designating a space in your home where you keep your favorite prayer resources handy is a great way to remember that … Continue reading A Personal Prayer Space
In my prayer life, I've found five tools to be consistently beneficial to me. Today, I'm sharing these five with you! I find it much easier to enter into prayer when I have these five things readily available for me to read or use as I pray. -1- Journaling Bible, or Bible and Journal I … Continue reading 5 Useful Tools for Your Prayer Life
The fact that prayer is incredibly powerful cannot be denied. We meet God in prayer, and though it seems as if prayer will not change the world, it will, because prayer can make saints and saints change the world. Prayer corresponds to three of our inmost needs: our need for truth, for goodness, and … Continue reading Responses to 3 Common Reasons for Why We Don’t Pray
I am gearing up to begin a new year of RCIA here in a little over a week. It's always around this time that I start getting excited for what's to come. My class size varies every year, but no matter the size, each person who goes through the process ends up becoming a beautiful … Continue reading The Calling for Renewal of Faith
Right now, amidst the crisis in our Church, we are in desperate need of prayer. But what if we don't really know how to pray? What if now that we recognize the utter need for it, we are at a loss for words? Did you know that there isn’t just one way to pray? Sometimes … Continue reading Five Different Forms of Prayer
If you were outraged by the scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church these last couple of weeks, I beg you, do not be a slacktivist. What's a slacktivist? A slacktivist is someone who talks about how upset they are about a particular injustice, but does nothing concrete to help. It is someone who updates their status … Continue reading Don’t Be a Slacktivist.