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Build a Better World

Romero is a perfect example of the inextricable link between orthodoxy and the call to resist injustices of the world; his life (and eventual death) proves that you don’t have to choose between one or the other. No one can look at his example and say it is too radical for Christians to seek justice for social issues.

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5 Things You Should Stop Right Now if You Want to be Holy

I had grown lazy, comfortable, and indifferent. My questions for God were numerous, but I didn’t bother to ask Him anything. My faith was stagnant, and I could feel it.

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He Meets us in our Mess

I am right in the thick of it too. I am no stranger to feeling like everything is out of my control, like I am knee deep in all the things, like everything’s a mess… like I am a mess.

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Thou Shall Not Judge

One cannot be just, without exercising just judgments. But, we have to be mindful of what we do and do not have authority to judge.

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Why Saying “Everything Happens for a Reason” Doesn’t Help

“And what about those that live in third-world countries, young children born into such poverty? Will saying ‘everything happens for a reason’ just make all this pain go away?”

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Comparing Isn’t Helping You and Here’s Why…

Albert Einstein famously said the following: “Every one is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” More often than not, I believe we are the fish, judging ourselves on our inability to […]

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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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How God Loves my Feminine Heart

As a kid, I thought, “How can both men and women be in the image of God? We don’t look the same!” Part of me started to worry that only men truly had that privilege and that I, being a girl, would never find my place in God’s plan or in the Church.

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“Why Summer Missions?” Former Missionaries on Why You Should Answer the Call

We are still looking for more men to apply to serve on summer staff at Life Teen’s 2018 summer camps. There are so many reasons for why you should apply and experience a life-changing summer through Life Teen summer missions, but don’t just take my word for it — listen to these guys who have lived it:

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If You’re Broken You Belong

His love and mercy offered through the Church is for those of us who still need healing, not for those who have figured it out on their own. Still, though, despite this direct statement, many have been deceived to believe that the Church is where you go when you have it all together, not when you’re a work in progress.

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