I experienced my first heartbreak when I was 17. I was devastated. I closed in on myself, isolated myself, locked all the pain up inside my heart, and vowed I would never love or trust another person again.Continue reading “I Destroyed My Body for a Peace of Mind I Couldn’t Find”
I felt paralyzed as I looked at the screen.Continue reading “My Ex Shared My Pictures Online”
The excitement of being in a relationship is amazing. It’s wonderful to have a person, your person: someone to talk to, lean on, grow in your faith life with, and to love and cherish.
But relationships have their ups and downs: they take patience, courage, but most of all, they require balance.Continue reading “How to Balance Dating and Life”
I don’t think I’ve ever gotten through a Pro-Life conversation before without someone saying “Men shouldn’t tell women what to do with their bodies,” or accusing men of being misogynists (or worse than that), all because many of us believe in the right to life for everyone.Continue reading “Men Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Be Pro-Life”
I have always been obsessed with babies.
The other day I had the most vivid dream that I was playing with my old pink dollhouse at home. Whether it was baby dolls, paper dolls, or dollhouses, dolls were always my favorite. When I played with the dollhouse, I would make all the little toy people be in a giant family. I would have families with fourteen or more children – usually with at least two sets of twins. Needless to say, I was obsessed with big families.Continue reading “The Embrace of a Child”
This week is week five of quarantine for me. These past weeks have been a time of reflection and drawing closer to the Lord and hearing what it is He is asking of me. Part of that has been asking myself the simple questions of “Who am I? Who do I want to be? and Who does God call me to be?”Continue reading “Woman of God.”
Your body is not an object of sin and temptation. Your body is good, and your figure is lovely. Pope Saint John Paul II speaks of woman as the “crown of creation” and tells us that we are the most beautiful aspect of the created world. Far from being an object of sin, your body is an opportunity for love, grace, and greater conversion. You have the power to turn a man’s head, but you have a deeper responsibility to turn his heart toward the source of your beauty. Your beauty is not your own; rather, it is a reflection of that of the One Who formed you.Continue reading “Modesty: A Veil for the Sacred”