What was Jesus’ Prayer in the Garden?


faith, Lent

I was planning on staying mostly quiet on the blog this week on account of Holy Week. But I came across the prayer of the hour of Jesus after a recent conversation and after reading it, decided I had to share it. If you’ve never read it and may have wondered what Jesus was thinking before his […]

March 30, 2015

Wardrobe Envy & Looking Beyond our Outsides


Capsule Wardrobe, faith, Fashion

One more post from my 7 Long Takes. (The one about Spring Wardrobe and Body Image was #6 I just forgot to say that.) 7. Wardrobe Envy Speaking of clothes – again – I also wanted to expand on something I mentioned in my Wardrobe Capsule Update. At the beginning of this wardrobe challenge, it helped me see that I […]

March 12, 2015

What Lent is REALLY about


faith, Lent, Random

Since today is a Friday in Lent, my 4th post of the 7 Long Takes fits in perfectly. Lent. I think I’ve been doing it wrong for the majority of my consciously-aware Catholic life. For the longest time, I thought it was all about what I couldn’t do or what I needed to do less of. But that’s like […]

March 6, 2015

“Feel Good” Volunteerism vs. True Charity


Charity, faith, Random

This next post in my 7 Long Takes is kind of a continuation from yesterday’s post about giving to charity even if you’re not sure how it will be used. 3. Charity and the “Feel Good” Epidemic Speaking of charity and how to discern where to give and who to give to, there’s another thing […]

March 5, 2015

Charitable Giving, Corruption, and Trust


Charity, Random

Number 2 of my 7 Long Takes. Charity and Giving. I want to help others, really I do. It’s part of being a good Catholic and a good person. But I get overwhelmed by it. There are soooo many who are in need of food, clothes, shelter, education, money for this and that. I see it all and all I can do […]

March 4, 2015