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”

Running Club is not for Walking

Do you not know that the runners in the stadium all run in the race, but only one wins the prize? Run so as to win.Every athlete exercises discipline in every way. They do it to win a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one.Thus I do not run aimlessly; I do not fight asContinue reading “Running Club is not for Walking”

Suffering with Her

In terms of your salvation, suffering is the best thing that has ever happened. Suffering turns us to God, and makes us realize nobody else can save us. However let’s be honest suffering sucks, but there’s one person that makes it not feel so lonely and that’s Our Blessed Mother. When our Lord was dyingContinue reading “Suffering with Her”

The Places I don’t Want to Go

Amen, amen, I say to you, when you were younger, you used to dress yourself and go where you wanted; but when you grow old, you will stretch out your hands, and someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go”  I had a person recently tell me howContinue reading “The Places I don’t Want to Go”

Wanting to be Liked

Looking back at high school and middle school especially, I see a girl who would do anything to be liked, to feel seent, or to feel known. I see a girl who hated fruity gum, but would buy it just to pass it out to other kids, just for the feeling of being wanted. IContinue reading “Wanting to be Liked”

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”

Why Bother Being Catholic? Part I: The Eucharist

“Alas in you I see my goodness. And what is left but to surrender myself completely to you”. That was my simple personal prayer before communion yesterday. And in its simplicity I think it highlights why I love the Eucharist.  Soil doesn’t see its goodness till a seed has been planted in it. And thatContinue reading “Why Bother Being Catholic? Part I: The Eucharist”

Prayers of St. Bridget

Greetings, brothers and sisters!  The memorial of St. Bridget of Sweden was celebrated on July 23rd.  St. Bridget was a holy religious who dedicated much of her time to contemplating the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Through mystical revelations (which she subjected totally to her spiritual director), she was given prayers that have a certain degree ofContinue reading “Prayers of St. Bridget”