How I Realized that God is Everywhere

God is everywhere. God is present. God surprises. One of my favorite stories in the Bible appears in 1 Kings 19: 11-13. Here God intends to reveal Himself to Elijah. First a “great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. […]

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I Went to Church Even Though I Didn’t Feel God

Let me start this off with a confession: I don’t always feel God.

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How I have Overcome my Challenges with God’s Help

When I was just a very little girl I was diagnosed with Autism (Asperger’s) and cognitive delay. Having this made it very hard for me to make friends or even communicate with people, because I didn’t know how to explain things verbally.

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Authentic Friendships Made Me a Better Person

If you don’t have authentic friendships I urge you to make this school year count and start seeking God. He gave each of us this gift of friendship and He wants you to receive it.

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Finding Jesus Through Mary: The Power of the Rosary

Through Mary, I came to know Jesus. I am eternally grateful that She inspired me through the Rosary to come to Her Son.

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Learning to Love Me

I was always stressed and tense, thinking about my imperfect body and what I needed to do to change it.

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When Lent Feels Joy-Less: 7 Tips to Make it Joyful

Here we are again. Lent — a season for Christians that often brings thoughts of despair, loneliness, and (sometimes unwilling) sacrifice. We focus on what we are going to give up — maybe it’s ice cream, maybe it’s Netflix, maybe it’s picking your nose in public — whatever “it” is, […]

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Come Find Me: My Spiritual Hide-And-Seek

“Ready or not, here I come!” That was the anthem of my childhood. Growing up, Hide-and-Seek was the one game that my five siblings and I would always agree on. Despite how much I hated to be “it”, I remember feeling so much power as I finished shrieking numbers and […]

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The Best Part of My Day: Mass

Lent is here! This past Ash Wednesday marked my one year anniversary with attending daily mass! For Lent last year I decided to stray away from my traditional “giving up” of a loved worldly item, like eating out or going on Facebook. (One year I gave up all junk food, […]

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My Life — God’s Mosaic

I was given an assignment for my theology class to create a mosaic. We had to recreate the icon of our choice. I instantly knew that I wanted to do Saint André. He is my patron saint and affects my daily life. As I was doing this project, which took […]

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