2018-05_LT-MusicFestivals

What to Expect at Your Favorite Music Festival

If you’re about festival life too, I want to challenge you to to consider the ways we, as Christians, should stand out in festival culture and where we might be tempted to blend into the crowd.

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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

As my personal life and social media routines revolved more around the satisfaction of others, my freedom and ability to love myself was slowly deteriorating.

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2018-05_LT-Anxiety

Dealing With Anxiety as a Catholic

When I began to see just how much anxiety was affecting me, I started to pray and pray that God would alleviate this burden from my life.

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2018-05_LT-GodTheFather

Encountering the Father Changes Everything

On Father’s Day, my family usually gets my dad a card that has a picture of a grill or a football or tools or beer (I’m probably not alone here). These popular images of earthly fatherhood are not entirely off base, but, of course, there’s more to fatherhood than what we see at the Hallmark store.

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2018-05_LT-GrowInSummer

How to Keep Growing Over Break

What are you going to do for a whole summer without these people? How will you continue to grow in your faith without your regular meetings, Bible studies, praise and worship nights, socials, and retreats?

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5 Benefits to Praying the (W)holy Rosary

And as soon as I put my inhibitions aside and prayed the entire rosary in one day, my entire life changed. And now I want to share with you five benefits that I’ve discovered from praying the entire rosary every day.

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2018-05_LT-PreCollegeBucketList

Your Post-Grad, Pre-College Summer Bucket List

You need to make this last summer before college a special one, so I decided to help you out by compiling a list of 30 things to make this your best summer yet.

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2018-05_LT-Sarcasm

Why Sass Isn’t Helping: Affirming our Brothers in Speech

Our words can resonate deeply in the hearts of others — they have the power to shape and inspire change. But if we distort our gift of femininity, or as my homie JP2 calls it, “the feminine genius,” we become destructive rather than constructive.

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2018-06_LT-DreamingLikeGod

Dreaming Like God

Fear can often blind us from truth, and the truth is, decisions made out of fear are rarely the right ones.

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2018-05_LT-SummerBooks

10 Summer Must-Reads

Maybe you don’t know what book to read? Don’t fear, Ivan is here with your top ten summer must reads of 2018! So, grab a book and your favorite caffeinated drink, and prepare to get lost in the story.

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2018-05_LT-Grief2

5 Ways to Comfort a Grieving Friend

As a friend to someone who’s grieving, what are we supposed to we say? How can we help? What is appropriate?

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2018-02_YouthGroupAddict

Confessions of a Recovering Youth Group Addict

I was the girl who showed up early to every Life Night, signed up early for every retreat, attended literally 6 Steubenvilles as a high schooler (how is that even possible?), and proudly carried my (somewhat intentionally) tattered Bible around with my everywhere.

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