A Prayer for Singleness (& it’s not what you would expect!)

Today I feel a calling in my heart to share something very personal with you. I may regret this later in my life…but maybe I won’t. I have this strong feeling that someone, somewhere can relate to this – so here I go. Today I want to share with you the prayer I wrote in…

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The Barriers Keeping You

This morning in my devotional, A Faith Encouraged: A Devotional Guide to Being Orthodox on Purpose, the following question really stuck out to me… What barriers do you have in your own heart and life that keep you from embracing the reality that God has loved you so much that He has taken on flesh, just like your…

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Redirecting our “Self-hatred” energy

This morning I was reading my Jesus Calling devotional and it was all about redirecting our “self-hatred energy.” It says, “rather than using your energy to judge yourself, redirect it to praising Me (God).” (pg. 204) I really, really needed to read that today. It is so easy for me to look in the mirror…

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weekend recap

Good morning and Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Mine was pretty relaxing despite all the studying on Saturday. But lets take this recap back to Friday! My parents were leaving for the Parish Life Conference in Chicago, so my sister and I met my mom at Gerard’s Tavern for lunch.…

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Why Do We Question Our Self-Worth?

Seems like kind of a silly question I suppose. Maybe you never question your self-worth and maybe you have faith in yourself 100% of the time…teach me your ways! But if you are anything like me, or human, you question yourself and your worth at some point or another. So this week I have two…

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Feeling Lost

I am most definitely a creature of habit. I like my routines and I do not adapt easily to change. My morning routine used to consist of: wakeup, workout, coffee, quiet time, breakfast. Now my morning routine is something like: wakeup, workout, coffee, breakfast, do random chores. See what’s missing? I used to have quiet…

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