“Grant Us Peace”

So, I’ve ended up where I never thought I’d be. This should be the catch phrase of my life, honestly. Here I am, recently graduated with a degree in philosophy – the only woman to graduate in the school of philosophy at my university, might I add #proud (though there were three other women studying…

“Body & Soul”

So it's Lent. Like, wow it is so Lent. I think my psyche has somehow automatically internalized that it's Lent, because man today has already been tough. Between accidentally sleeping in and being so tired that I physically feel like I'm being pulled down toward the ground, to just feeling an air of slightly increased somberness about…

“Extraordinary In The Ordinary”

I have a seemingly insatiable desire to be extraordinary -- to help others, to make a difference, to love those who aren't, to do something. In fact, on more than one occasion I've been accused to having a hero complex. This seeps into my faith life, my personal life, my public life -- giving me…

“Fire Lit Eyes”

"When you look at the world what do you see?" I encountered this question a short while ago when I was browsing the internet for interesting things to read, and I came upon a blog written by an old schoolmate. Needless to say, the article (and the blog itself) is wonderful, and this question has…