2017-04_LT-Praying

Is He There? Communicating with God

As of writing this article, I’m in second semester of college away from home. While I realize that my journey to receive higher education may still be young, I can honestly say that I’ve learned a lot over one semester’s worth of time. From learning about the scientific miracle that […]

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2017-02_LT-HonestPrayers

God Wants to Hear Your Most Honest Prayers

Internally, I yelled at God that I felt like He was ignoring me. Couldn’t He see how hard I tried? So why was prayer so difficult? Why wasn’t He acknowledging me? Did He even care?

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2017-03_LT-WhyPray

Why Pray?: The Truth about Prayer

Does prayer really do anything?

If God cared about us, why would He need us to ask for anything before He gave it to us?

The only think prayer does is make you feel good about yourself.

Do you ever find yourself thinking this way about prayer? Or have your heard others question prayer in this way? That’s totally normal . . . you are not a freak or a “terrible Christian.” It shows that you are taking prayer seriously and not just kind of “going through the motions.” If prayer is going to “mean something,” then it should “do something.”

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2015-05_LT-SpiritualJournal

Letters to God: 5 Reasons to Keep a Journal

Journaling isn’t a magic trick. It’s a style of prayer that brings us closer to an intimate friendship with the divine.

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2016-06_LT-ReligiousLife

How Liturgy of the Hours Became a Part of My Life

Liturgy of the Hours: a Catholic, ancient form of prayer that used to intimidate the heck out of me. I walked into our campus’ chapel once to find our priests and FOCUS missionaries praying morning prayer, one of the parts of Liturgy of the Hours. I optimistically tried to follow […]

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2016-3_LT-JournalPrompts

9 Journal Prompts for Holy Week

I hope that these journal prompts help you to draw closer to Jesus during Holy Week, as we prepare our hearts for the holiest day of the year.

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2016-1_LT-BeginnersGuideAdoration

A Beginner’s Guide to Adoration

The first time I went to adoration I was a sophomore in college and it was unintentional. Really.

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2015-12_LT-PrayMore

7 Tips to Pray More This Year

But, what we miss out on, when we only view God as the man who could grant our every Christmas wish is a relationship.

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2015-09_LT-OneMinuteSilence

The One-Minute Challenge

My challenge to you is to begin today with one minute of silence.

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2014-10_LT-StairsPrayer

Just Keep Climbing

Well, no matter where you are on your spiritual journey, here are three tips on how to jump-start your spiritual life, get back on those steps, and persevere on the path leading to the narrow gate of Heaven.

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