Are you selfish? I’m selfish. I want what’s best for me, and then my family, and then my friends. In that order. That’s a natural inclination I’ve had to learn to fight in the past few years. And boy, does motherhood help you stop putting yourself first. That brings me to the Litany of Humility, […]
It was hard to believe in God when life seemed so hard. But a few good books helped me see that even though awful things happen in life, God is good and Catholicism is about more than rules. In fact, if you give Catholic theology half a chance you might be surprised to find out how much love there is behind every "rejection" and "restriction."
I was raised Catholic and fell away of the faith in high school and college. On the blog, I write about my long journey back to the church and how grateful I am for that grace. Returning to the Church has changed my life for the better in countless ways, and I write about what I'm learning to deepen my love of other humans (which doesn't always come naturally) and God every day.
All my life, and especially since I started working for myself, I’ve wanted to “get ahead.” This isn’t really a corporate mentality, like I want to make so many dollars or achieve so much status. It’s more like a daily schedule thing. I want to “get ahead” on work so I can spend time with […]
“The only real sadness, the only real failure, the only great tragedy in life, is not to become a saint.” – Léon Bloy Sainthood always seemed like stuffy stuff: be perfect, so everyone will feel bad. I’m starting to get it more, now. Love perfectly, so everyone will feel good. Thoughts?