2018-02_Dreamers

Citizen of Heaven: a Dreamer’s Story

Aside from me being identified as a Mexican immigrant, Hispanic, a microbiologist, a DREAMER, what matters the most is how I identify myself first: a daughter of God; a saint in the making; a citizen of my true home, heaven.

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5 Things You Should Stop Right Now if You Want to be Holy

I had grown lazy, comfortable, and indifferent. My questions for God were numerous, but I didn’t bother to ask Him anything. My faith was stagnant, and I could feel it.

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He Meets us in our Mess

I am right in the thick of it too. I am no stranger to feeling like everything is out of my control, like I am knee deep in all the things, like everything’s a mess… like I am a mess.

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Into the Desert: How to Live Your Lent with Purpose

Now, I don’t know if you’ve tried turning away from sin and being faithful to the gospel, but let me tell you, it doesn’t happen instantly. No one achieves Mother-Teresa-level-holiness overnight. It’s a journey – but so is Lent!

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Don’t Ever Settle

It’s true that our plans do not always match God’s plans, but I can guarantee you one thing: He will never ask you to dream of less; He will only ever ask you to dream of more.

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(Actual) Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

If you’ve found yourself overwhelmed by the drama of life or if you’ve ever felt your reaction to things is a little crazy, these lessons are for you…

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There’s Beauty in the Struggle

In their own way, the small suffering that comes with the sacrifices we make in Lent begin a transformative work in our hearts so that we may better face the greater sufferings that life will inevitably bring.

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Hope in the Shock of Parkland

God did not create us for a life where mass shootings are an unsurprising reality. He did not design us for a world where such evil has any say over our lives.

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1-1-1: A Challenge for Lent

This season is all about detaching ourselves from the comforts of this world so that we can cling only to Christ, the source of our fulness of life. There are a variety of ways we can do that, but if you’re looking for a specific, practical way to dive into this season, consider joining The Living Person, who we’ve partnered with, to launch the 1-1-1 Lenten Challenge.

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Searching for Real Love on Valentine’s Day

Thus, through the fire and flames of going through puberty and Valentine’s day simultaneously came the name “Singles Awareness Day.”

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