Devotions

Next Step: Intentional Prayer

Next Step: Intentional Prayer

Take courage, sister. There is nothing to fear. I can easily think of experiences in my life in which I stood on the brink of “the next step” in life....
September 24, 2021
Forgive and Be Free!

Forgive and Be Free!

Wrecked is how I felt at the time. We’d been friends for the better part of our lives, but suddenly it felt as if finding forgiveness and reconciliation in the...
August 11, 2021
It's Time to Get Uncomfy

It's Time to Get Uncomfy

I love today's Gospel, Mark 6:7-13 because it's a beautiful illustration of just how radical living out our faith is. I also love this Gospel because, for as easy as...
July 11, 2021
Shining This Little Light of Mine

Shining This Little Light of Mine

I was in Kindergarten, and my favorite day of the week had arrived: Sunday. Not only would there be donuts and orange juice after Mass, but I'd also get to...
June 08, 2021
Jesus, Be My Joy and Peace

Jesus, Be My Joy and Peace

I find that my most stressful days tend to be the ones in which I cling to my own vision of how my day should look. A phone call here,...
May 29, 2021
Jesus, Your Go-To Person

Jesus, Your Go-To Person

I remember it as clear as day. "You can have a personal relationship with Jesus; He wants to be your friend!" I was in sixth grade, and it was our...
May 17, 2021
We Are Witnesses, Too

We Are Witnesses, Too

"You are witnesses of these things" (Luke 24:48). The disciples were astonished as Jesus approached them. The crucifixion had come and gone. Jesus was no longer with them as their...
April 08, 2021
Prayer as a Conversation

Prayer as a Conversation

It can be so easy to complicate prayer, can't it? As I began to cultivate a faith life as a senior in college, my "prayer" time consisted of a to-do...
February 23, 2021
Walk With Him

Walk With Him

We cannot run from suffering if we commit to walk with Christ. It's a lesson in love that I come back to daily and it's one I fall more in...
January 29, 2021
You Can Still Change Your Mind

You Can Still Change Your Mind

I was a college senior and had finally decided that enough was enough. I needed to find new friends who would encourage me in my faith journey rather then discourage...
December 15, 2020
When I Have Nothing

When I Have Nothing

We were newly married and brand-new parents, too. Our little girl, just three months old, lay in the PICU hospital bed. We'd brought her in the night before and were...
November 23, 2020
His Mercy Came to Me

His Mercy Came to Me

"For freedom Christ set us free; so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery" (Galatians 5:1). I was a senior in college at the time,...
October 12, 2020