Devotions

A House That Can Stand

A House That Can Stand

“If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.” // Mark 3:25 I put my phone down on the days there is breaking news....
January 23, 2023
The Ground Beneath You

The Ground Beneath You

The desert and the parched land will exult; the steppe will rejoice and bloom. They will bloom with abundant flowers, and rejoice with joyful song. // Isaiah 35:1 Sometimes when...
December 05, 2022
Broken Open

Broken Open

He said, “I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all the rest; for those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from...
November 21, 2022
Sweating the Small Stuff

Sweating the Small Stuff

“Ask and you will receive, so that your joy will be complete.” // John 16:24 I wondered if it was worth it, if muttering the words would be a waste...
May 28, 2022
Journey Toward Love

Journey Toward Love

Then Peter approaching asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not...
March 22, 2022
Ushering You Into the Light

Ushering You Into the Light

Then Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him. // Mark 8:32 “Look on the bright side,” I often say. Because sometimes the shadows of life are too dark....
February 17, 2022
A Seed Among Thorns

A Seed Among Thorns

"They are the people who hear the word, but worldly anxiety, the lure of riches, and the craving for other things intrude and choke the word, and it bears no...
January 26, 2022
Fight for the Kingdom

Fight for the Kingdom

Sometimes the fight feels futile. The rosaries, the novenas, the late-night pleas on your knees—they often feel, well, weak. Because when you are saying a Hail Mary while watching death...
November 21, 2021
The Wolves Circle But We Have Peace

The Wolves Circle But We Have Peace

The wolves are circling. They cycle daily through screens that are full of hatred and mouths that are full of deceit. They loop around the news and the gossip and...
October 18, 2021
Share His Love

Share His Love

I was in my twenties when I met the father who gave me life. Up until that point, all I had were the stories—his drug addiction, the long nights he...
July 02, 2021
Racing Toward the Light

Racing Toward the Light

When I was a kid, I was afraid of the dark. I used to bathe it in light with the glow of my nightlight and hide away from the shadows...
June 18, 2021
Let's Get to Work

Let's Get to Work

My father was always tricky to please. It wasn’t necessarily his fault. It was the chemicals in his body—they made him angry. When he skipped his medication or depression crept...
March 03, 2021