Maybe Jesus has been trying to teach me to be attentive to little blessings, to grow in deeper love with His creation, or to be more observant to all of the tiny and easily overlooked things in my own life. Whatever the reason, I know that stopping to admire a beautiful shade of coral on a plant or a cute ladybug sunbathing on a fence has caused me to slow down and be grateful for the intricate beauty of nature.Read More
Have you ever felt like there must be more to life and wondered how to find what's missing? Do you want your life to have meaning and purpose? Here are 4 steps to help you love yourself and know yourself and love others by your life!
"I shall not leave this church, founded on so frail a rock, because if I should found another church it will be founded on an even frailer rock: myself."Read More
s I reflect, I know that God never tells us there is nothing to worry about. He never tells us that our lives, relationships, careers, or health status is not important. He loves those things! He has large plans for those things! He tell us plainly.. that whilst we worry about the safety and security of the closest things to our heart, He is the One who we need to draw nearer to in these times.Read More
“Start being brave about everything.” –St. Catherine of SienaRead More
Even through your hectic work schedule or situation you may be facing, don’t run away. Run towards Jesus and take that time to spend with him. To allow him to fill you with truth. With his love, his peace, his joy, his strength. Let’s take that time today, to sit at his feet, to be strengthened, to help us in all that we do, and to remember we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us.Read More
I picture the path to follow Our Lord like a parent letting go of a child learning how to ride a bike for the first time. The child knows their parent loves them and isn’t letting go of them to watch their child fall. The parent lets go in hopes that the child can use their bravery, strength, and knowledge to carry that bike in a balanced way. When the child falls? The parent is there. When we fall –He is there.
What is it about Martha that Jesus finds fault with? She is ‘anxious and upset about many things’. Jesus is drawing attention to the frantic, un-focused quality of her life. And what is it about Mary that Jesus praises? It is that she has chosen ‘the one necessary thing’.Read More
“Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart.”
–Psalm 37:4.Read More
Sisters, he has not left your boat. I know how hard it is to wait for an answer you want but are not receiving. I know the ache of feeling like he has forgotten all about you or like you are abandoned.Read More
Everything I have, I have been given by a God who loves me. And sometimes He uses ordinary struggles in order that a greater good might come about.Read More
The Father teaches us about his love. A love that brings deep security, peace, and the joy that comes from truly belonging to someoneRead More
On Earth we are all seeking a sense of home, a comforting belonging. We see promises of beauty and these promises are alluring, yet, He has chosen for us so much more than the world has promised. As Christians we are each trying our best to get to heaven one day and help others get to heaven. I often imagine heaven as this new and pristine location, a sort of untouchable mystery, a paradise that I would not recognize. Instead, we must focus on heaven as our home, a home that we will not be visiting for the first time at the moment God takes us from Earth, but a place to which we will return.Read More
Think of the difference fifteen minutes spent reading a good Catholic book each day could make in your life. Is there a particular Church teaching you don’t understand? Is there a Saint whose life interests you? Is there an area of the Christian life that you need help with? There are so many inspiring books. All it takes is a small step. So today, let’s begin.Read More
In the depths of each of our hearts, we are faced with a choice. Do I believe? Will I go? Will I say yes? Am I going to live like His tender love for me is really true?
We each have a call. We each have a mission. God’s call invites our response. Give God permission.Read More
Through your faith and his overflowing love for you, you can find your voice once again. We are women who have inspirational, innovative, and powerful gifts to share. We are women who are God’s beloved. You, sister, deserve to be heard.Read More
Sometimes when waiting, it can feel like too much time. I am writing this from a place you may be familiar with, a “tired of waiting” place.Read More
We are free to make a choice: stay in the darkness or step out in the light. God is there waiting for you. His love isn’t contingent on our repentance or our response. He cannot give us freedom we will not take – we must be ready. Are you ready to run to the Father this Holy week?Read More