Was Jesus Gluten Free?

Just four days before I began my mission year, I found out that I had a gluten and dairy intolerance. I knew the world wasn’t going to end: a lot of people have this and it is very manageable, but I still became extremely anxious. I was worried that I wouldn’t know what types of […]

Weird Graces

Recently, I was really sick.  Like puking-my-brains-out, best-friends-with-the-toilet, up-all-night sick.  And it was the best.  That’s definitely an extremely weird statement for me to make, especially since the last time I threw up was when I was 11, and that’s the only time I remember ever throwing up, before a few weeks ago.  While I […]

Invitation to Rest

During the last week or so of formation, we’ve been reading The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri Nouwen.  This book has helped open my eyes to the walls I’ve built around my heart—walls I thought I had already knocked down and walls I didn’t even realize I constructed.  The Return of the Prodigal […]