You Don’t Need to Test Drive Sex to Know if it’s True Love

“I won’t get married to a woman unless I’ve had sex with her first,” a friend boldly said, as we caught up over coffee…

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The Emptiness of Me, Myself, and I

Trust me, I’m the first to admit that it can be tempting to buy into the “me, myself, and I” anthem and get carried away with taking care of me and only me.

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It’s Not Vanity to Spend Time on Your Appearance

When we take time to make ourselves look good, we should not feel guilty of being vain. Certainly, we shouldn’t get carried away with investing in our appearances, and turn that into an obsession.

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I’m Ready: A New Year’s Playlist

Let the melodies provided here encourage, motivate, inspire, and excite you. 2016 is a new year, full of new opportunities for change, growth, and joy.

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When Your Conversion is Anti-Climactic

I’d hear these talks and hear the way these people spoke about Jesus and His relentless love for them and I’d think to myself, “Does my story even matter?”

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What I Learned by Moving Away from My Best Friend

One moment in particular, this became extremely difficult. I found myself growing and changing in a lot of ways that were not necessarily for the better.

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The 2 Sides of Blessing: Joy in My Pain

I was blessed to be rejected by a person I cared about and I was consequently blessed to feel lonely, unwanted, and inadequate. Real talk: it sucked.

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A Relationship is Not a Reward

I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who has faithfully prayed for a solid five minutes in my local adoration chapel and promptly glanced around the pews for ten minutes, looking for a holy hottie to get to know.

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A Mother’s Love

There is nothing quite like the love that a mother has for her child. She pours herself out for her child day in and day out, from infancy, to childhood, through adolescence, and into adulthood. Our mother’s love for us, Mary’s love for us, began at the Annunciation – it […]

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When All the Feels Aren’t Enough

This one’s for all you ladies — I have a hunch some of you can relate to an experience of mine… Once upon a time, I kinda had a crush on a boy. And once upon a time, said boy kinda didn’t necessarily have a crush on me. And so […]

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