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Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 18

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 18

A good dancer who knows how to lead is art in motion. They have the ability to make even a bad dancer look good, or even a bad dancer feel...
January 18, 2023
Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 17

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 17

Saint Gemma Galgani. She had the stigmata. She had piercing eyes.  

This was about all I knew about Saint Gemma, and I couldn’t really relate. Then a friend received Saint Gemma’s name at religious profession, and I became intrigued. 

January 17, 2023
Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 16

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 16

Friend. Redeemer. Lord. Creator. Almighty. Savior. These are all titles of God that we are familiar with, and often use to address God. However, the title of husband is not one we hear in worship songs or devotions, and might even make us squirm a little bit.
January 16, 2023
How Do You Live with the Guilt?

How Do You Live with the Guilt?

The Baroque church had a bone-chill dampness to match the dreary Italian evening. I crossed myself, shoulders hunched, and went to the front row. The Rosary had already started, the...
January 16, 2023
Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 15

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 15

“Give me a drink.” (John 4:7) These are the words of the Lord to us this day as we come to rest with Him and spend precious time with Him in prayer. He is the One who invites us to this rendezvous. 
January 15, 2023
Weekly Wallpaper // 351

Weekly Wallpaper // 351

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January 14, 2023
Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 14

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 14

One might be tempted to think that it must have been easy for Mother Teresa to be united to the Lord. There were even occasions when “the Voice” (Come Be My Light, 85) spoke to her interiorly. Jesus communicated Himself in a very intimate way with her. If that was the case for us, we might argue, how easy things would be!
January 14, 2023
Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 13

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 13

After my time as a missionary in a foreign country had come to an end and the convent life before that was already only a memory, I returned to the US with many questions and a lot to unload.
January 13, 2023
Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 12

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 12

Mother Teresa spent hours each day in prayer before the start of her service to the poor and at the end of a long day. She did not use her work, immense physical labor, or fatigue as an excuse to forgo time with her Lover and Intimate Friend.
January 12, 2023
New Wine // The 2023 Lent Devotional for Catholic Women

New Wine // The 2023 Lent Devotional for Catholic Women

During this colder month, it can be difficult to imagine days in the desert. But give it a try. Lent will be here before we know it; and in Lent,...
January 11, 2023
Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 11

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 11

Most of us have seen some romantic comedies—whether as teenagers, in our hopeless college years, or perhaps even later on in life. Who doesn’t like a good, sappy romance movie...
January 11, 2023
Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 10

Awaken Love: The 2023 Prayer Pledge // Day 10

The first time I was “stopped in my tracks” by Mother Teresa was when I was a teenager. I sat next to my mom to watch a documentary about her...
January 10, 2023