An Empty Glass.

Dear Jesus, It’s so hard to hold on in the darkest of days.  I need to remember to be like Mary Magdalene, waiting at the tomb when all seems lost.  Like Our Lady in Luke 1:45, I must trust that what You have revealed for me is true.  And You have revealed nothing but hope.  […]

God is Closer than our Fears…WHAT?!

“You are closer, closer. You are closer, closer, closer than our fears.” The message of this song by Tenth Avenue North is one that has been playing over and over in my mind as I finish my last semester of college.  God is closer than our fears.  God is closer than our fears.  God is […]

5 Important Life Lessons from Junior Year in College

As Dumbledore would say, “Another year–gone.”  Yep, I’ve been back home for about a week now, and suddenly I’m faced with unpacking, the increasingly difficult realization that my friends aren’t a walk across campus away, a normal sleep schedule, and a whole lot of free time to think and reflect. What a year. Junior year was […]

A Love Letter from God ♥

Dearest One, Yes you. You with the hurt underneath that smile. You who have been through so much, experienced so much. You who have laughed, cried, suffered, and sighed. You with the broken heart. You with the self-conscious mind. Shh. Be still. I am here. I love you. I love you no matter what. I’ve […]

The Ten Biggest Blessings (And Blessings In Disguise!) of 2013

2013 was a weird, tough, inspiring year. I’m calling it “The Year of the Unexpected,” because I was constantly hit with surprises that I never in a million years thought would happen. God showers us with blessings (and blessings in disguise) on His time, truly, and always when we seem to be least expecting it. […]