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Sit Back and Smell the Roses

Sit Back and Smell the Roses

          I am constantly thinking of the next task ahead, the upcoming assignment I need get started on, or the ever pending doom of an exam I have yet to start studying for. I loose myself in school, work, and my social life, but the thing is, this kind of lifestyle…

10 BOOKS EVERY YOUNG CATHOLIC SHOULD READ

10 BOOKS EVERY YOUNG CATHOLIC SHOULD READ

Take it from St. Jerome, who said, “Always keep the holy book in your hands, that it may nourish your soul by devout reading.” St. Bernard said that reading instructs us in prayer, and in the practice of virtue. He even said that spiritual reading and prayer are the arms by which hell is conquered…

Y’all Saints

Y’all Saints

Ah yes, All Saints Day! My favorite almost-in-vogue religious holiday. Also known as “Sugar Rush Hangover Day,” “Throw Away Your Scandalous Costumes Day,” and “Don’t Forget to Confess Gluttony Day.” As it turns out, All Saints Day is about more than regrets; it’s about celebrating all the holy men and women that enjoy total union…

What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for?

Ah, the American Dream. This is the idea that everyone controls the outcome of their life, and that anyone can become anything from nothing. The more “stuff” we accumulate along the way, the happier we’ll be, right? Guess what? This is the one of the devil’s most successful tricks, and humans have been falling for…

Rebuild My Church

Rebuild My Church

Do you ever find yourself reflecting on the path life has taken you? “How did I end up here? This was not the life I dreamed of when I was little.” “This isn’t where I thought I would be.” You know, those moment when you say, “Don’t get me wrong, I am thankful to be…

Your Maker Is Your Husband

Your Maker Is Your Husband

Have you heard the lyrics to a song and just felt something stir inside you? “Ooh yeah I get that.” “This song speaks to me?” A man by the name of Johnny Lee made a bestselling song called Looking for Love. Perhaps the most well-known lines of the song are when Johnny says, “I was…