Making A Way in the Wilderness: Embracing Change

God did not create us as pre-programmed robots, He made us to have free will and the abilities to learn, grow, adapt, and adjust.

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I Am Not Depression.

I am not depression. I am the son of the King. Even in darkness, He carries me.

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The Perpetual Penitent: Identifying and Healing from Scrupulosity

But the good news is that if you are suffering from scrupulosity, you are not alone. There is help and peace is possible. I am living proof of this.

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Running on Empty

We all have those days. You know, the ones when we hit snooze far too many times, when we are frantically trying to find something we misplaced, or showing up to school to find there’s a test we had forgotten about. They are not fun days. On top of all […]

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He Was Only 14: A Case to End Bullying

He lived, but I will never forget the look on his face when he awoke in his hospital room. It was a look of disappointment. He was disappointed because he would rather be dead that have to live with the kind of torment he went through at school.

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You Are Not Helpless and Here’s Why

What I do have in my power is to live my life fighting back against the storms that want to knock me down and make me into a victim and God’s grace enables me to do that.

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Things to Remember When Everything is Falling Apart

This is for the days when no one understands and the pain feels too heavy. When my thoughts won’t stop spinning, creating a tornado of emotions I’m not quite sure how to handle.

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You’re Not Crazy: Getting Help for Your Mind

We need to understand that when we are ‘broken’ inside it is logical that we cannot heal ourselves without professional help.

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You Are Beautiful: 16 Catholic Guys Explain Why

What is beauty? And why don’t I ever feel like I have it? Why am I never good enough? How do I stop the relentless, attacking voice in my head telling me I’ll never be pretty? This is the sound of the conversation I’ve had way too many times recently. […]

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Faith in the Storm: When Believing Isn’t Easy

To make matters worse I began struggling with even more anxieties, anxieties about: past worries, college decisions, the future, and even my faith. I wrestled with these anxieties for a while and though I have certainly been able to manage them better, this is something that I still struggle with today.

Often I wonder why did this happen? I felt fine in the beginning of the school year. I’ve had worries like this in the past, but nothing that has trapped me as much as these anxieties did. After praying and reflecting on this question a great deal, I strongly believe that this was Jesus telling me to wake up.

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