2018-08_LT-Pilgrimage

5 Lessons from Pilgrimage

…you don’t have to go to Spain to be transformed by pilgrimage. The lessons the Camino taught me can be learned in our daily lives, from anywhere around the globe — including wherever YOU are reading this.

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Room in the Inn: Turning Christ Away

When Jesus knocks—which He always does—do we close the door? Do we call out, “Sorry, I’m busy!” or, “There’s no room for you here.”? Is our floor cluttered and messy? Are we prepared to let Him in, or do we send Him away, onto the next home?

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He Even Gives Gifts in Storms

His disciples pleaded for anything but the cross, and maybe we aren’t so different. Perhaps, Jesus stands before us and tells about a grand trial approaching, and we say to Him, “God forbid, Lord! Anything but that!”

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To the Heights: Finding God in Nature

If you’ve ever tried your hand at rock climbing, perhaps you can see how there is lot to learn about God in the metaphor of this sport.

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Staying Holy: A School Year Game Plan

Maybe you function better without the busy-ness of the school year, or maybe a hectic schedule is exactly what you need to get motivated. Regardless, whip out those new ink pens: it’s game (plan) time.

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Taking Control: Why You’re Not a Slave to Your Emotions

God might speak to us in our emotions and further invite us into His will through them, but that’s not always the case.

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Why is Everything so Heavy?

Even when things feel heavy, we can rest assured that we are not abandoned. We are not too far gone. We have a peace deeper than this world

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Staying Holy: A Summer Game Plan

Whatever your story, it’s crucial that a break from school doesn’t turn into a break from God.

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2017-04_LT-Discernment

How NOT to Discern

Big V Vocation is for all of us. We each have a divine calling written on our hearts, a life through which we reach heaven and lead others there, too.

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Mercy is the Refuge in My Storms

I remember this trip to the confessional like it was yesterday. A big sin was weighing on my heart, and I sat face to face with my chaplain. What would he think? “Father, forgive me for I have sinned…” I decided to get the worst out of the way first. […]

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