My Lenten Promises: Update

Hey everyone! I hope your Lenten season got off to a good start and that you’re fulfilling your Lenten promises (if you made any!). A little over a week ago, I shared my list of Lenten promises. Here they are again in case you didn’t get a chance to see that post: Pray the rosary […]

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Ash Wednesday-Start of Lent

As everyone knows, this past Wednesday was Valentine’s Day, a day where love is celebrated in emotional and material ways. However, unless you are a practicing Catholic, you may have not known that Ash Wednesday occurred on the same day. Ash Wednesday is a Catholic holiday that marks the beginning of Lent, a 40-day period […]

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Romans 12:1-2

At today’s church service, the second reading stood out to me. Romans 12:1-2 King James Version (KJV) 12 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by […]

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Matthew 10:26-33

Fear them not therefore: for these is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known. What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops. And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill […]

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Present Over Perfect: Part 2

Part 2: Tunnels Part Two covers how we : Dig tunnels for ourselves Can view ourselves and the greatness of prayer with the analogy of vinegar and oil Have souls that are (or should be) a wide and holy space Should try to embrace stillness instead of the rat race we’re accustomed to Should see […]

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Uninvited: Bonus Chapter

Bonus Chapter: “What’s It Like to Do Life with Me?” Lysa starts the chapter with a heartfelt letter and explains that this chapter is to help us process everything we’ve learned throughout this book in one place. After her letter, she shares an anecdote about her performance at a conference. She talks about how she […]

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Uninvited: Chapter 15

Chapter 15: “I Want to Run Away” This chapter is about how when we tackle a tough situation and aren’t sure what to do, we just want to escape it all. “People can’t fix from the outside a perspective that needs to be rewired on the inside. Only the Lord can do that” (190). We […]

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Mass Readings 2/12

Here are today’s readings from mass: Sirach 15:15-20 If you will, you can keep the commandments, and to act faithfully is a matter of your own choice. He has placed before you fire and water: stretch out your hand for whichever you wish. Before a man are life and death, and whichever he chooses will […]

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