2017-04_LT-ToleranceLove

When Tolerance isn’t Enough

Love, unlike tolerance, is uncomfortable. It can’t be content with just anything. It intends to wreck a life that has become content with self-destruction.

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2017-02_LT-BadCatholic

Please Stop Saying You’re a “Bad Catholic”

Christ didn’t come to tell us how bad we are, He came to tell us how good we are.

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2017-01_lt-littleflower

What it Means to be a Little Flower in God’s Garden

But she realized that it was her littleness and child-like faith that made her precious to God, and so it was precious to her, too.

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2016-11_lt-hopesinner

Hope for the Sinner

Just as sin can rewire our brain and change the way we tend to react, virtue can rewire us for greatness.

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2016-10_lt-naturaldisasters

Why Does God Allow Natural Disasters to Happen?

I continued to look back and forth between the TV, which was showing all of this destruction, and the window, through which I could see nothing but blue skies. It was an unsettling feeling and left me with a question you’ve probably asked a time or two: Why does God allow this to happen?

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2016-8_LT-Vulnerable

3 Benefits of Being Vulnerable

Still, it can be difficult to see why being vulnerable is a good idea. Sometimes, it seems downright foolish. But it isn’t for nothing; it’s for love.

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2016-5_LT-Obedience

Sometimes You’re Not the Smartest Person in the Room

If you had asked high school me to describe herself, I can guarantee you she would not have said disobedient.

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shy

How Being Shy Led Me to God

One time someone asked me a direct question and I almost forgot to answer. Yeah, that actually happened. You see, I don’t really talk that much. It’s not that I don’t like people; I just don’t feel compelled. I’m what you might call quiet, shy, introverted, reserved…and I haven’t always […]

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2016-6_LT-Penitent

The Perpetual Penitent: Identifying and Healing from Scrupulosity

But the good news is that if you are suffering from scrupulosity, you are not alone. There is help and peace is possible. I am living proof of this.

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2016-5_LT-TerryCrews

Terry Crews Taught Me How to “Man Up” in the Right Way

Being a man means that we put down whatever we feel in order to more adequately serve others, but more importantly, more adequately serve God.

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