I know the goal, I know the end, and I have the desire to get there, but finding the road and staying on it is a daily struggle. Jesus tells us to pick up our cross daily and follow Him. Ok, I hear you, Jesus, but sometimes I don’t know what my cross is, or where to walk…

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One of my favorite lines from all of literature comes from Barbara Kingsolver’s Prodigal Summer. It says, “Every choice is a world made new for the chosen.” Think about that…

To be chosen elevates us. It shows us that we matter, that we are important, that we are good enough for whatever it is we’re being chosen for. It feels good to be chosen, to know that someone wants us on their side, to know that someone believes in us…

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Rejoice in One Another

I want to share the story about Mary and Elizabeth with you all because it is such a beautiful witness as to how we ought to rejoice in one another. I once was given a card that said “comparison is the thief of joy.” How true is this? It is […]

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“Behold Your Mother” – John 19:26-27

“The Virgin Mary. . . is acknowledged and honored as being truly the Mother of God and of the redeemer. . . She is ‘clearly the mother of the members of Christ’ . . .” – CCC 963 I have recently recommitted for about the 20th time in my journey […]

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You’re Going to Meet My Mother!

Last week, I was kind of frustrated, so I decided to take a bike ride. I was riding around for a little bit, when I remembered seeing this old chapel that I wanted to check out. This chapel is from the 1800’s and sits in the middle of a wide […]

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Finding my mother’s love for me.

The past two weeks have been such a blessing. We have been diving into Mary, her role in the church, how she can help us, and how we can come before her for guidance to our father. The most important things we learned is how she is our Mother. In […]

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