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. […]
“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 […]
Some beautiful food for thought. We all know God loves us, but do we actually let Him love us? What do we let get in the way of God’s love? The mystery of God’s love is truly amazing. A few weeks ago, I was reflecting on what God’s love really means. I thought about all […]
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 […]
I first saw a version of this skit at my sophomore retreat in high school, and I found this last night! It is truly beautiful and such an awe-inspiring reminder of God’s unfailing love for us!
“The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.” – Norman Cousins To me, joy and hope go hand in hand. One often leads to the other, and sometimes the two fuse together and it’s hard to distinguish […]
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 […]