Crying out… and some updates and gratitude

As many of my readers already know I have moved back home for my final semester for student teaching. Along with that I have also been working at my local ski area teaching ski school. Now before I go into my story and main point, I just want to share a simple gratitude.  My biggestContinue reading “Crying out… and some updates and gratitude”

It is you

Today’s Gospel was about Joseph receiving a message from an angel in his sleep that he was to take Mary as his wife, and serve as a father to the child who would be called Emmanual. The reason I bring this up is to highlight the message that the Lord is also speaking to you.Continue reading “It is you”

Mercy

Imagine you’re on a big cruise ship, and you look out to see someone who has fallen overboard. Any good human is going to grab a life preserver and toss it overboard. By no work or merit of their own do you choose to save that person. You see them struggling and about to drown,Continue reading “Mercy”

Oh you of little faith

Long time no see. The last 3 weeks or however long it has been have been full of grace and blissful suffering. It has taught me how much I truly desire Heaven. I desire to be with Him, where jealousy loses its grip, and anger’s flame is quenched, where my eternal joy is made complete.Continue reading “Oh you of little faith”

Why Bother Being Catholic? Part 2

Now there are people in the world who don’t believe in the Eucharist, in fact that person may be you. Truly you’re missing out. Outside the Catholic Church there is no Eucharistic presence (with a few exceptions). And to many people they don’t seem to care, but Jesus is Lord. And if He is LordContinue reading “Why Bother Being Catholic? Part 2”

Never Grow Up

This summer I’ve been working at a childcare center, and despite my love for working with older kids, I have still greatly enjoyed working with the little ones. I mostly work with preschool through 2nd grade. Being around them has helped me realize what it really means to be childlike. Sometimes our minds instantly thinkContinue reading “Never Grow Up”

Stop Giving Yourself to a Bottomless Pit

These days with all the fights, politics, and complaining, I constantly have to remind myself to turn the other cheek and not throw my pearls before swine. If I’m being honest with you guys I have a really hard time continuing to be the God loving, zealous soul that God calls me to be. SometimesContinue reading “Stop Giving Yourself to a Bottomless Pit”

Those Whom He Loves, He Prunes

I love plants. Especially the plants that are simple looking and easy to take care of. So basically succulents, aloe vera, and cactus. I was reading part of Matthew 13 when I got the inspiration to write this blog post. In Matthew 13, it starts with the Parable of the Sower. If you don’t know,Continue reading “Those Whom He Loves, He Prunes”