2017-12_LT-Racism

Getting Honest and Uncomfortable About Race and Discrimination

Racism exists. It still exists. This is a nasty and humbling truth that we must face. However, I think it would be faulty to talk about racism, politics, and systems, without talking about ourselves first. It’s easy to point at groups of people on Twitter and be too prideful to […]

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Too Catholic to be Gay

I don’t think anyone with any faith, any background, any race, or anything like that is somehow exempt from the possibility of struggling with SSA. Just because I’m a proud Catholic doesn’t mean that this experience and this trial will go away anytime soon. It doesn’t mean that I somehow shouldn’t have had to struggle with this. In the same way, no member of the Catholic faith will ever be free from the experience of temptation to of sin on this side of heaven.

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(Don’t) Tap to Buy: Consuming With Care

If I were to take a hard look at my day, I would notice a few things: what I often complain about is usually something I want in excess, not a need that isn’t being filled. For example, “I don’t have ANYTHING to wear” basically translates to “I want to buy new clothes because I’m bored by the ones in my closet.”

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The 12 People You Meet in the Adoration Chapel

These are the people you are most likely to meet no matter what chapel you visit.

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Strength in the Desert: Embracing Insecurities

I don’t know about you, but I am exhausted clinging onto a twisted vision of what it means to be “perfect” and “good” in order to please other people and earn attention from Jesus.

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Modesty on the Gram

Our society has conditioned us as young women to believe that the more skin we show the more empowered we become. But this could not be further from the truth.

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Let God Hold Your Broken Heart: How to Deal With a Breakup

Chances are, your heart has been or will be broken at one time, too. As death is part of life, heartbreak is part of love. It may be tempting, in the midst of pain, to become cynical about loving someone again.

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13 Reasons for Hope

Even if you’ve encountered the darkest of situations, there is hope.

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Before You Watch 13 Reasons Why…

This show, despite it’s mysterious, captivating nature, is not harmless and there are some serious considerations you should make before watching, or as you reflect on what you’ve already seen.

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Fasting With my Boyfriend And Learning About God

I now know the reason I fast is so I can give glory to God by giving Him this little thing I desire.

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